Tucson nonprofit finds homeless hero - Tucson News Now

Tucson nonprofit finds homeless hero

The folks at St. Vincent de Paul are grateful for their so-called hero. (Source: KOLD News 13) The folks at St. Vincent de Paul are grateful for their so-called hero. (Source: KOLD News 13)
TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

The folks at St. Vincent de Paul have found their so-called hero.

For the past few days they had been looking for Rene Rodriguez.

He is the man that helped stop a burglary in progress at the thrift store last week.

Rodriguez was welcomed with open arms and gifts by the employees as a gesture of their appreciation.

MOBILE USERS: Download the Tucson News Now app for Apple and Android devices.

Copyright 2017 Tucson News Now. All rights reserved.

  • Local newsMore>>

  • Tucson police investigating stabbing at midtown convenience store

    Tucson police investigating stabbing at midtown convenience store

    Thursday, July 19 2018 1:06 PM EDT2018-07-19 17:06:05 GMT
    Police investigate a stabbing incident at a midtown Circle K. (Source: Tucson News Now)Police investigate a stabbing incident at a midtown Circle K. (Source: Tucson News Now)

    Detectives with the Tucson Police Department are investigating an incident at the Circle K at Ft. Lowell and Alvernon.  

    Detectives with the Tucson Police Department are investigating an incident at the Circle K at Ft. Lowell and Alvernon.  

  • TFD offering $10,000 reward for info on construction fire

    TFD offering $10,000 reward for info on construction fire

    Thursday, July 19 2018 1:03 PM EDT2018-07-19 17:03:06 GMT

    The fire was so hot and bright it lit up the morning sky. That is what one student saw across the street from the construction site fire from yesterday. Danny lives at the University Vista apartments. He’s a grad student at the U of A. He saw the fire and raced to get his car. It was too late, the fire was so hot and dangerous that he was not able to get it. His car was one of a dozen cars that had damage from the fire. He tells us, the back bumper a...

    The fire was so hot and bright it lit up the morning sky. That is what one student saw across the street from the construction site fire from yesterday. Danny lives at the University Vista apartments. He’s a grad student at the U of A. He saw the fire and raced to get his car. It was too late, the fire was so hot

  • APP EXTRA: Out of control overtime?

    APP EXTRA: Out of control overtime?

    Thursday, July 19 2018 8:22 AM EDT2018-07-19 12:22:32 GMT
    (Source: Tucson News Now)(Source: Tucson News Now)
    (Source: Tucson News Now)(Source: Tucson News Now)

    The Tucson Police Department has fewer officers than it has had in the last 30 years. The problem is causing slow response times and is costing the city millions.

    The Tucson Police Department has fewer officers than it has had in the last 30 years. The problem is causing slow response times and is costing the city millions.

Powered by Frankly