Trucker Tom Baker, of Salem, Indiana, was watching the
television news when he learned that a mental patient, who allegedly
had viciously stabbed an elderly man to death before being
committed, was on the loose. Later that day, while fueling his rig
for a haul, Baker noticed a suspicious man nearby who soon was
standing in front of his truck. The man looked familiar to Baker,
who quickly realized who the suspicious character was. "My God.
That's that guy that killed that man," thought Baker. When the man
stepped up onto the side of his truck and said he wanted to go to
Dallas, Baker produced his gun and "told him to get off my truck."
As the man began to walk away, Baker went inside the truckstop and
called the local sheriff's department. The man was in custody
shortly thereafter. "I'm glad I had it with me," said Baker of his
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