Erica Rodeheaver said she and her husband, Russell, owners of
Casteel's Store and Dairy King in Hazleton, West Virginia, had an
agreed-upon routine to follow in case their store was ever robbed.
They followed that plan when the alarm was tripped at 12:42 a.m. one
Wednesday. "My husband checked the back door, and it was secure,"
said Rodeheaver. "He went to the kitchen door and it was ajar just a
little bit." She illuminated the outside of the building with the
headlights on her Explorer while her husband continued to check the
windows. The back door opened slightly, noted Rodeheaver, and then
she noticed the robbers inside. She called out to her husband, who
came around the back holding a shotgun. He told the intruders to
come out of the building and sit down. Russell Rodeheaver held the
pair, identified as David Elvis Dalton, Jr., and Ray Funk, until
police took them into custody, charging them with breaking and
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