This could make a great country song. Or a really good tongue-twister.
A wild weekend of bungled burglaries came to a bruised ending for a Texas thief who tried to take the wrong man's truck at Buc-ee's in New Braunfels.
According to mysanantonio.com, when police arrived at the convenience store this past Sunday, they found 21-year-old Austin Graham Neely being restrained by the owner of the truck that Neely allegedly attempted to steal.
He had also been thoroughly beaten!
What Did Austin Graham Neely Do?
A lot of things happened before the beat-down.
According to mysanantonio.com, on Saturday night Neely went into an unlocked home in New Braunfels and took the keys to a Nissan Maxima. He bottomed out that vehicle and disabled it, but managed to get into the Buc-ee's parking lot.
Then he jumped inside a running Mazda with the owner standing by the car. When Neely tried to move the car, he couldn't disengage the emergency brake. After that, he entered the Buc-ee's and allegedly tried to steal two energy drinks and a soda.
How Did The Buc-ee's Fight End?
Neely stole another man's keys, and ran out of the building to a gas pump where his Chevy pickup was parked. The owner was able to get into the passenger side of the truck - at the same time Neely got in on the driver's side. The beating began, and the truck went into reverse, hitting a parked Dodge Durango.
But wait, there's more!
After the collision, Neely was held on the ground until officers arrived. After being taken to the New Braunfels police department, he assaulted an officer.
The New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung reports that Neely was booked into the Comal County Jail and charged with burglary of a habitation, three counts of unauthorized use of a vehicle, robbery, and assault of a peace officer. Neely remains in the county lockup Monday under $45,000 bond.
No word on when the movie about this experience will hit theaters, but I'm looking forward to it!
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Wow! What I Saw When I Turned Left Inside Buc-ee's In Temple, Texas [PICS]
As the saying goes... everything's bigger in Texas.
Having said that, I've never seen a gas station with more than 50 gas pumps.
Then I visited Buc-ee's.
What is Buc-ee's?
If you don't know or have never visited the popular one-stop highway shop that has over 35 Texas locations in Texas, you need to!
You can get everything in Buc-ee's from gas, to keychains to candles to brisket to goat milk soap and everything in between.
Buc-ee's Has Expanded
According to their site
, Buc-ee's, not only has multiple locations here in Texas, they have expanded to southern states like Georgia, Alabama, and Florida.
The World's Largest Buc-ee's Coming Soon
Later this year, Buc-ee's has plans to open
"The World's Largest Buc-ee's" located in Sevierville, Tennesse. It will have 120 fuel pumps, a 250-foot car wash, and 74,000 square feet of indoor shopping.
I've Never Turned Left
In almost 7 years, I've been here in Texas, I've never turned left when I went inside a Buc-ee's.
I either walk straight to the bathroom or turn right to get water or gummy bears or chocolate almonds. (I get the same thing every time)
But yesterday, I decided to turn left and (I know I'm late) I was mesmerized!
For starters, I never had a reason to turn left.
I've visited the one in Waller County, Bastrop, and the Temple location.
Every time I've visited Buc-ee's, I've never had a reason to go "shopping" always a bathroom break and then back on the road.
So here are some of the cool things I saw when I turned left at Buc-ee's in Temple, Texas!