Ector County homeowner finds burglar in her closet

Ector County homeowner finds burglar in her closet
Ricky Duralia (Source: Ector County Sheriff's Office)

ECTOR COUNTY, TX (KWES) - An Ector County homeowner had a terrifying Tuesday afternoon.

She came home to find one of the windows to her home open.

When she went inside, she caught a glimpse of someone hiding in her closet.

She ran outside and dialed 911.

When Ector County deputies searched the house, they found Ricky Duralia, 37, hiding in the closet.

While deputies were taking him into custody, they found some truck keys and a fuel card belonging to a local business.

Turns out he had just stolen one of their trucks when he decided to break into the woman's home.

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