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The Herald, Miami, FL

Sunday, February 1, 1981

Norma and Eduardo Ortega returned to their Miami, Fla., home to find two burglars ransacking their belongings. One burglar fled the house when Mrs. Ortega found her pistol and fired, but the other hid in a bathroom. He was spread-eagled on the living room floor when police arrived. The second suspect, a juvenile, was arrested later.

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