Wayne LaPierre

NRA, please meet 'a good guy with a rope'

NRA, please meet 'a good guy with a rope'

Somewhat lost among the heartbreak, finger pointing and renewed debate on assault weapon ownership stemming from the recent Pulse nightclub shooting were the crime fighting exploits of cattle rancher Robert Borba.

Two days before the Orlando tragedy, Borba, armed with only a horse and rope, lassoed a would-be bicycle thief outside an Eagle Point, Ore., Wal-Mart. A week later, Eagle Point police officer Chris Allen still couldn't stop giggling when trying to describe the crime scene.

"It was, uh, a unique set of circumstances," Allen said. "It's not something you see every day."

When Allen pulled up, Victorino Arellano-Sanchez was clinging to a parking...