Lights out for burglar thanks to Albuquerque teen

March 15, 2014 • State News

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A 16-year-old Albuquerque boy is credited with helping stop two burglary suspects by packing quite the punch.

KOAT-TV reports ( that Patrick Luna [auth] was alerted to a robbery at his sister’s home Wednesday and began inspecting the house.

The teen told authorities that he noticed another man across the street from the home and went to confront him.

Luna says that’s when he punched 27-year-old Simon Griego.

Police say Griego was unconscious when officers arrived and later arrested him.

They also arrested 40-year-old Dana Lamonda.

Authorities say the two suspects stole $1,500 worth of items.

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