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The Advocate, Stamford, CT, 8/21/86

Saturday, November 1, 1986

Awakening to the sound of someone breaking into his Stamford, Conn., store, Gregory Mazza grabbed his licensed pistol and went to investigate. He caught a burglar coming out the front door and held the man until police arrived. The intruder was charged with first-degree burglary.

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