Date registered: Oct 2006
Vehicle: SLK-320 (it's not just for gay hairdressers anymore ya' know!)
Location: Between Scylla and Charybdis
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Glad you're okay and they caught this guy.
Crackhead? Meth head? Sounds like either some serious mental disorder or "substance-induced" behavior.
Write EVERYTHING down as has been suggested. If you have a voice recorder, make voice notes to yourself as you remember things. It'll help you to keep from "second guessing" yourself later about details.
I wouldn't be worried about retribution. If the guy is that stupid, he'll end up a LOT worse off. But keep the doors locked and the guns loaded as a precaution. And brush up on your home defense laws/procedures (typically an intruder in the house is entitled to one warning and then you're allowed to do whatever you feel is necessary in the face of imminent danger including use of deadly force, but check your laws).
You'll win this. No doubt.
Years ago one of my friends and I were jumped by a well-known bunch of town punks that happened to be in the area hanging out, drinking. Just flat-out jumped for no reason. I kicked one guy in the nuts and got away. My buddy got away too but took a few hits beforehand. Called the cops, they found the guys quickly and we pressed charges - they pled guilty to assault and battery and two of 'em got 1-3 year suspended sentences as I recall. Basically if they f*ck up again in the next 10 years or something, they'd automatically do their suspended time.
It was a long time ago so my recollections might be a bit fuzzy, but the general jist of what I'm trying to say is despite what political ads tend to imply - the courts do NOT coddle criminals and take unprovoked physical acts on innocent people pretty seriously. You'll almost certainly end up putting this guy in his place based on your account of the situation.
Best of luck to you.
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