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The Kalonji family had just closed on a foreclosed home and were told by their real estate agent they should go over to the house and change the locks.
But when Jean Kalonji and his wife, Angelica, started working at the home, an armed man and another person who appeared to be the man’s son allegedly confronted them.
“He say to put the hands up and get out from the house, otherwise he would shoot us,” the husband told Channel 2.
The neighbors didn’t believe the couple when they told them they had bought the home and called the Newton County Sheriff’s Office. The Kalonjis didn’t have the closing papers with them, so deputies arrested them, charged them with loitering and prowling and took them to jail.
Hey, at least they weren't shot by their new neighbors "in self defense." The local sheriff's department is investigating the matter. I'm sure we will hear back from them about this little misunderstanding oh, maybe never. Just an educated guess ...
Ps. Mrs. Kalonji is white, her husband is from the Congo. He moved here to avoid scary people pointing guns at his head. I guess that hasn't work out too well for him yet.
Originally posted to Steven D on Sun Apr 22, 2012 at 12:34 PM PDT.