Set guns and the like are against the law and will undoubtedly get you more
time than the offender. I asked an attorney friend about keeping a half pint
of VO laced with cyanide under the seat of my '87 GN but decided against it
on his counsel. As much as we might be tempted, some things are not worth
taking another person's life for.
I have 4 golden retrievers that are excellent burglar alarms. If I had a
shop, I'd probably get either a Rottweiler or a Shepherd. Males are bigger
but females are much more protective. The snakes are not a bad idea but I'd
wind up trying to remember whether I'd let out 5 or 6 the night before.
Dave Miles wrote:
> As I recall, some businessman in Miami did this, ended up being tried
> for Murder One after the burglar died from the shock. He wired the
> window bars into the store electricity. I don't remember if he was
> convicted or not, but I know it made the rounds of federal law
> enforcement jokes for how to deal with criminals. Dead burglar, after
> all, decreases his chance of claiming police abuse;)) I am sure the
> family of the dead burglar sued the businessman, after all, that's the
> American way.
> Dave Miles
> Tucson, AZ
> Don Kerr wrote:
> > 'Corse, yer could , if yer had a metal building , wire the sucker up to
> > the local 120 vac................zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz ouch!