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Old 08-14-2018, 07:44 PM   #1
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Lightbulb Confessions of a thief... have you been hit ? What did they take ?


2015 but still good info. Guy seems like he would have been a great car salesman selling camaros or F150's but... drugs are bad



TLDR: Cellular option w/battery backup and glass break sensors for all your alarms and a good neighborhood watch will deter the majority of people from casing your house


Or if you live in a shiity house...



What stupid crazy shiit have people stolen from you that made you go WTF did they steal this for ?


anyone steal the dog shiit outta your yard ?


Or that family memento




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Old 08-15-2018, 06:16 AM   #2
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We had been missing little items out of the yard for some time now. Nothing big enough report, just enough to piss you off. So finally someone tried to twist the lock off the side door of our job trailer and I reported it. Cop came, looked around, said, "get yourself some cameras". So I ordered a 4 camera set off Amazon, & stuck them up.

Right away I get a hit. We've got a tweaker in the neighborhood. You can tell by the way the guy moves that he is fvcked right up. You can see him work his way down the street door checking every vehicle at 5:00 am, in the winter, wearing flip-flops. After he steals something worthless out of my place, you can see him go to where he lives across the street and a few houses down in a basement. Cops come, very interested, take a copy of the video, say they are going over to talk to the guy.

About a week later, the camera catches our buddy again, door checking, brings a pry bar, breaks into the job trailer, goes in, but doesn't take anything.
Cops come again, take a copy of the video, this time they charge him.

Security cameras are great It's too bad we need them.
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Old 08-15-2018, 06:20 AM   #3
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part two of my boring fvckin story.

his case got to trial about a week ago, the night before the trial, this guy shows up at the cop shop and returns all the items he had stolen from our place. Cops call us to come pick them up. Bizarrrrr..........
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Old 08-15-2018, 11:20 PM   #4
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wonder why he didn't steal anything from the job trailer ?

and I have cameras everywhere... including 2 in each of my cars (that capture shiit when I drive around) just to cover my ass legally there since everybody lies in court these days as well, need cam footage of everything.


Sad that basically everyone "good" would benefit from a camera on them 24/7 (body cam, car cam, house cam, door bell cam, etc)..

I can see a day when this is the norm...
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Old 08-16-2018, 06:17 AM   #5
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I asked the cops that same question when I went to pick up the stolen property the tweaker had turned into the cop shop. The cop just said, "don't even try to apply logic to the situation".

I have a wood lathe outside on the wall of the garage under a car port. He took the tool set. Kept it for months, returned it. Didn't pawn them or anything. Took a little 4ft step ladder from between the house & garage, same thing, turned it in.

Job trailer was full of tools and materials. he looked and left, didn't take a thing. What was he looking for? cash? naked women? I don't know.
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Old 08-16-2018, 06:45 AM   #6
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A bike or two when down at the beach house but that's about it, several Discover card numbers stolen but not a big deal.
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Old 08-16-2018, 06:54 AM   #7
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Been hit twice in my life, both times in different apartments in Boston. This is why when you live in a building (especially in the middle of a city) and open the entryway door, don't fvcking let some dude slide in behind you or hold the door for strangers.

Anyway multiple apartments hit, personally I lost out on a ps2, some games and a laptop.

Since I moved to the sticks over a decade ago nothing. I think criminals know trespassing out here is a game of Russian roulette, maybe it works out or maybe they get shotgunned in the face. kids do baseball bat derby mailboxes tho, I always have a backup in the garage good to go

THATS A FELONY OFFENCE BOYZ!!!!!

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Old 08-16-2018, 10:54 AM   #8
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I think criminals know trespassing out here is a game of Russian roulette, maybe it works out or maybe they get shotgunned in the face.
That's the beauty of there being so many guns in America. You don't really even need a gun, because you get safety from criminals assuming you probably do.
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Old 08-16-2018, 12:30 PM   #9
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My college house got robbed. We got cleaned out, it looked like we freaking moved out. They took tvs, computers, playstations, a couple of couches, our patio furniture.

We went to New Orleans for the weekend, While we were gone the neighbors said two dudes with a uhaul unloaded our house. They just thought one of us was moving out.
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Old 08-16-2018, 05:13 PM   #10
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some dude stole a bunch of crushed beer cans back when i was a kid
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Old 08-17-2018, 03:01 AM   #11
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sometime they come down my lane but they are greeted by dogs and guns.
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Old 08-17-2018, 05:41 AM   #12
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Old 08-18-2018, 12:46 AM   #13
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Not from my house, but my car. Back in college, someone broke into my 1992 Dodge Shadow. That was bad enough, because I had nothing valuable: the doors were (always) unlocked.

They ignored the console full of change, and stole the stereo. The ****ty, bone stock stereo. From a 1992 Shadow.

I hope they enjoyed the 5-10 bucks they got for it. They should have stolen the glass I had to replace, it was way more valuable.
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Old 08-18-2018, 01:24 AM   #14
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Years ago, went to a strip bar, friend drove his car... we pull in the parking lot and notice a bum / huffer with red shirt, backwards cap, acting strange, etc.

we joked..

"That's the guy who is gonna steal my stereo while we're in the strip bar"


"hahahaha"


When we got out there was a cop in the parking lot talking to a witness who said he saw the whole thing, turns out it was my buddies car that had its window broken and stereo stolen...

"It was this guy in a red shirt, backwards cap...."



truth...


so much stupid and funny shiit (and some times tragic and sad )happens in those college years
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Old 08-18-2018, 04:59 AM   #15
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Old 08-18-2018, 04:03 PM   #16
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back in college somebody broke into my car and stole an umbrella and an 8051 dev board.

A few years ago somebody broke into my car and stole some change and the owners manual for my car.
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Old 08-22-2018, 05:18 PM   #17
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my tricked out 98 civic
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Old 08-23-2018, 05:35 AM   #18
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I've had two car break-ins, and that's it so far:

1 - Some dudes went around to every SN95 in our apartment complex when I lived in STL, slim-jimmed the doors, and swiped the airbags, and that was it. In my car, they didn't touch the Escort radar detector, stereo, my jacket, the change in the car, nothing... All of us going out to work that morning with Mustangs was probably funny to watch as there was like 4 of us that got into our cars, "WTF'd", and prairie dog'd up to see what was going on.

2 - Had my F150 broken into at a mall parking lot; smashed the back window, ripped out the Alpine HU, grabbed my work laptop bag, and 3 dead laptops I had in the back that were going to be recycled.
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Old 08-23-2018, 05:55 AM   #19
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my tricked out 98 civic
BOOM!!!
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Old 08-23-2018, 09:38 AM   #20
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Doesnít help you can start these with a flat head screw driver.... you could get these without ABS or even power steering into the late 90ís. There certainly wasnt any chipped or programmed keys.
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