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The Record, Troy, NY, 7/11/86

Wednesday, October 1, 1986

Retired Troy, N.Y., police officer William Gilley and his wife were relaxing on a boat dock when a man approached, saying he had a gun and wanted their money. The 68-year-old Gilley said he had to get his wallet from his van, but pulled a handgun from under the seat instead and held the would-be robber for police.

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