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Don't mess with my ramen noodles! Paintball gun-toting mom splatters a burglar

Don't mess with my ramen noodles! Paintball gun-toting mom splatters a burglar

Here's a story for the books: As KHOU first reported, Galveston resident Carrie King had a sneaking suspicion that her yardman, Elvis Alexander, was rummaging around her home while the family was away.

So King did what any self-sufficient citizen might do: She set a trap, then waited.

Sure enough, Alexander finagled his way inside of the house and made his way upstairs. But the man didn't go for the jewelry, the hefty jars of sorted coins, the stacks of books or the assortment of cleaning supplies. 

 He went straight for a handful of loose change and some Maruchan Ramen Noodle Soup — one chicken-flavored packet and a beef one. 

 He went straight for a handful of loose change and some Maruchan Ramen Noodle Soup — one chicken-flavored packet and a beef one. 

"I've got steaks," said hero-of-the-moment King. "I've got groceries and you go after ramen noodles. Really?"  

But no way did King offer to help Alexander microwave the healthful treat. Instead, she attacked the unwelcome intruder with a Spyder MRI and a round of yellow paint balls.

Now the man is behind bars and charged with burglary — and, perhaps more embarrassingly, likely splattered in paint and pretty bruised up

Watch the video from KHOU below to see how well King wields her weapon. Would you mess with this mom for a couple of ramen noodle packages?

 

Galveston woman, paint ball gun, intruder
Don't mess with Carrie King, the Galveston woman who attacked a burglar with her paintball gun.  Courtesy of KHOU Houston/Channel 11
Galveston woman, paint ball gun, intruder
Elvis Alexander snagged two packages of ramen noodles and a handful of spare change before King began her attack.  Courtesy of KHOU Houston/Channel 11
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