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Cody resident detains burglary suspect

CODY (WNE) — Jumping over neighborhood fences as he chased the auto burglary suspect, Cody resident Colton Johannsen, 20, was not willing to let the man go despite the late-night hour and winter’s chill.

Despite not being armed, Johannsen still took the law into his own hands in order to stop an attempted auto burglar from getting away on Feb. 1, and was successful, tackling and apprehending suspect Bryan Nihei, 31, of Powell.

“I felt like I had to catch him no matter what, even if he was armed,” Johannsen told the Enterprise.

Around 9:28 p.m. he had alle...

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