Bill Sanborn, an Andover, N.H., auto repair shop owner, got
tired of thieves stealing stereos from his customer's cars. So the
businessman decided to keep watch nights, armed with a pistol and
pots of coffee. When his vigil was disturbed by two carloads of
intruders, Sanborn called police. But when the group moved towards
the customers' cars, the owner went out and held six trepassers at
gunpoint. Charges of criminal trespassing were filed against the
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