Lewisville police officers are credited with saving the couple’s wedding
The couple went to buy a basket to hold blankets to keep their wedding guests warm. But then something cold happened.
LEWISVILLE, Texas – A local couple experienced an almost nightmare just hours before their wedding day. Their rings were stolen from a shopping cart.
An officer kept that in mind and made sure their wedding day was not only a day to remember, but also a sign that it really meant something.
Police body camera video from Lewisville police captured a special moment on Saturday night.
On Friday, the couple went shopping at an At Home store off Interstate 35E in Lewisville.
The couple went shopping for blankets to keep their wedding guests warm. But then something cold happened.
Bride Emery Bundy said: ‘We were checking out and this lady drove out and took my wallet.
Inside that wallet, thousands of dollars and their wedding rings. They also prepared identification documents and honeymooned to Hawaii. But they destroyed it, fearing never to get their belongings back.
Groom Sam Buddy said: “The best part about the silver bag is that she had an heirloom in it and she got it back.
Emery said: “The policeman was amazing.
She’s talking about Lewisville cop Charles Bonar.
“I was given an opportunity and am doing my job,” Bonar said.
He’s pushed himself above and beyond, and he’s gone through hours’ worth of video.
“I can look at vehicles that match their description and find a tag,” says Bonar.
Bonar confronts the suspects and retrieves the rings.
“It’s an important moment in someone’s life, and losing something like that is a big deal,” Bonar said.
Fast forward 24 hours, we’re at a wedding.
“I Sam, give Emery this ring.”
Finally, after 3 years of love, the couple tied the knot.
“Sam, now you can kiss your bride.”
The suspects are not facing any charges as the bride says all she wants is her ring back.
What’s next for the Bundys? They go on honeymoon.