Naked intruder on drugs armed with hammer terrorizes California family

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Monday, June 3, 2019
Naked intruder on drugs armed with hammer terrorizes Corona family
A naked man on drugs broke into a Corona home, grabbed a hammer and terrorized a woman and her twin daughters.

CORONA, Calif. (WPVI) -- A naked man allegedly under the influence of drugs broke into a home, grabbed a hammer and terrorized a California woman and her twin daughters, officials said.

Rachel Bollin recounted the terrifying ordeal that she went through with her 7-year-old twin daughters early Saturday morning.

Bollin said she heard her sliding glass door shatter around 5 a.m. and then a man's voice said: "I'm in your house. Call 911."

"I screamed back, 'Get the hell out of my house.' He said 'No, I'm not going to,'" she recalled.

Bollin said she grabbed her cellphone and ran into her daughters' bedroom, locking the door as she heard the intruder coming up the stairs.

She later learned he had stripped off all his clothes and grabbed a hammer from a toolbox in the garage.

She called 911 and he began banging on the door.

Then as she tried to comfort her frightened daughters, the man moved into her own bedroom and began smashing walls and causing other damage.

"I thought he was gonna kill me and my kids," Bollin said. "There is no denying that that was his goal."

Minutes later, police arrived and arrested the naked suspect.

Police say 43-year-old Jason Nelson, who lives in the neighborhood, was under the influence of drugs when he broke into the home.

He told officers he came into the house looking for a place to hide.

Nelson was booked for burglary and being under the influence.

"He terrorized my babies and I," Bollin said. "And I'll never be the same."