PEORIA, Ill. -- A prominent Peoria couple said they are happy to be alive following a home invasion at their house early Thursday morning.
Doc Halliday, a Peoria lawyer, and Mari Halliday, a local realtor, said they lived through a nightmare.
Around 1:30 a.m. Thursday men entered their home located on Longmeadow Court in the WeaverRidge subdivision.
The Hallidays said they were tied up at gun point.
Over the next three hours the suspects proceeded to take everything including electronics, jewelry, money and their cars.
"They said if you don't cooperate we're going to shoot you. A couple of times they put the gun to my head and said hey tell us where this is and you tell us everything or else we're going to kill you and they did the same thing to Mari. Mari was trying to talk sense with them and say hey take what you want, we don't want to cause any trouble," Doc Halliday said.
Among the items stolen were two cars.
One of those cars, a black 2009 BMW 750L was found Thursday night at Villa Bordeaux on Knoxville in Peoria.
The second car stolen was a white Mazda SUV was found around 11:15 a.m. Friday in the 3000 block of Romany Court in Peoria.
No arrests have been made.