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Man Fights Intruder After "Beer Can Alarm" Set Off

Man Fights Intruder After "Beer Can Alarm" Set Off

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Associated Press

January 03, 2010

FARGO, N.D. (AP) – Fargo police said an apartment tenant who set empty beer cans in front of his door to alert him to intruders ended up fighting with an alleged burglar. Sgt. Bill Ahlfeldt said police were called early Tuesday after a report of two elderly men attacking each other.

Ahlfeldt says a 61-year-old man who lives in the same building was arrested on suspicion of burglary.

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Ahlfeldt said the man appeared to be intoxicated, and it’s possible he believed he was entering his own apartment.


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    ronnann

    over 2 years ago

    32 Comments

    This is interesting, ingenious and apparently effective. Beer cans? Who would have thought. As much as I'd like to try the alternative myself I doubt the beer cans will be more effective than the good old home safes...

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    revCCBeasley

    over 3 years ago

    2944 Comments

    Love this One...

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    Tetra021

    about 4 years ago

    492 Comments

    The so called "red neck alarm" alerts homeowner to a possible break in.
    I love this man's creativity!!

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    Anonymous

    about 4 years ago

    Thats classic.

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    Slappy23

    over 4 years ago

    158 Comments

    kymlee, LMAO!

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    wiseass0282

    over 4 years ago

    10986 Comments

    Nothing like a couple of old drunks beating the snot out of each other.

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    aussie4

    over 4 years ago

    5328 Comments

    I suppose the monthly fee for security was easily paid.... LMAO....

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    gumby63857

    over 4 years ago

    2238 Comments

    Sweet, thats the way to take control. I don't put out beer cans I just say meet my Rottweiler.... He likes a snack before bed...

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    Eastern_NC_Native

    over 4 years ago

    260 Comments

    :) Interesting.

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    kymlee

    over 4 years ago

    44 Comments

    hahahaa. only in Fargo.... there should be an ad for this somewhere...

    "Do you make less than 20,000.00 a year? Are you over the age of 50? Do you like beer? If you answered yes to any of these questions, you're qualified for the new in home alarm system. It's multi-purposed! All you have to do is chug down a few of our safety ensuring beers and stack the cans against your home entry ways. A fool proof way to scare the bejesus out of someone trying to break into your home. Also comes equipped with your very own copy of Boobie-traps for Dummies! Call now, at 1-800-POORMANSADT.... thats 1-800-POORMANSADT"

    I think he should capitalize on this idea.

    :)

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    dslow

    over 4 years ago

    704 Comments

    Another funny story that he can contribute at his next AA meeting!

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    corylovesandrea

    over 4 years ago

    6230 Comments

    With the recession, every lil bit helps to ensure the lives of everyone... and also a stress reliever for some...

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    HCSO531

    over 4 years ago

    248 Comments

    what we have changed the fight chant from GO-FIGHT-WIN to now its GO-DRINK-KICK YOUR ASS

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    DALLASCRANE

    over 4 years ago

    19386 Comments

    The more he drinks the better the alarm system? 12 cans would realy protect him.

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    SalinasNative

    over 4 years ago

    572 Comments

    snorting with laughter over here!!!!

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