Posted July 1, 2016 12:12 pm by Comments

By Jenn Jacques

Jerry Ficht, left, with his attorney, Vincenzo Manzella, appear in Macomb County Circuit Court June 28, 2016 for Ficht's sentencing in the 2015 assault of his Macomb Township neighbor. (Photo: Christina Hall, Detroit Free Press)
Jerry Ficht, left, with his attorney, Vincenzo Manzella, appear in Macomb County Circuit Court June 28, 2016 for Ficht’s sentencing in the 2015 assault of his Macomb Township neighbor. (Photo: Christina Hall, Detroit Free Press)

When 53-year-old Steve Miller was brutally attacked by his neighbor over autumn leaves, it was his beloved who rushed to his defense armed with her .38-caliber revolver.

In November 2015, Miller was using a leaf blower to clear the leaves off his property in the Camelot Villa mobile home park in Macomb Township, MI. That’s when police say his intoxicated neighbor, Jerry Thomas Ficht, became enraged at the sight of leaves on his own driveway. Fight began screaming at Miller before becoming so enraged, he attacked – beating him in the head with his fists.

The attack on Miller was ended by Bonnie La Rose, Miller’s girlfriend of 13 years, after she rushed out of the house, positioned herself directly over her boyfriend’s body and aimed her gun at Ficht’s chest. She said she was ready to pull the trigger and told him: “I’m (expletive) going to kill you. He stopped. He knew I meant it.”

La Rose never had to fire her weapon, Ficht …Read the Rest

Source:: Bearing Arms

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