HOMEWOOD, AL (WBRC) - Charges have been filed against two men accused of burglarizing homes in Homewood earlier this week, including one home where the homeowner chased them away with a gun.
Homewood Police said Broderickus Carmichael, 25, of Birmingham, and James Crum, 23, of Midfield, have been charged with attempted burglary, burglary, theft of property, and possession of burglary tools.
Homewood Police said they received a burglary call around 8:53 a.m. Wednesday morning. Upon arriving at the home on Bristol Lane in the Camden Place subdivision, the homeowner told police two men had tried to break into the home but ran away after she pointed her gun at the suspects.
The suspects fled and made an attempt to break into a second house on Ivy Circle. At this point, police spotted the suspects. One suspect immediately surrendered to police, but the other ran into the house and began a standoff against police inside the home.
The standoff lasted for more than two hours until police were able to get inside. They found the suspect hiding under a couch.
No one was hurt.
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