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Ed McQuaide on Crime: Chicken thievies will steal your nest egg

Things have happened which went unpunished. But if there's a next time, writer says, the perpetrator will be 'aired or vented,'

By Ed McQuaide
Personal commentary by the author

Once again the DeJaVa has been ransacked for a few pounds of metal.

This time the bastards got my 3/4" conduit used for my 20' x 20' flea market tent (over 24 pieces), plus a five gallon bucket of angles and fittings.

Also taken were some stainless shelves about 5' x 2.5' and some stainless compartments.

The local authorities were told about the last crime that occurred here in October 2010 when I lost all my extension cords and small air compressor.

The compound for the Garlin sub-station was also broken into and their chain saws and climbing gear from the Asplundh truck were stolen.

I found whom had in possession the said items and provided the sheriff's office with evidence.

Nothing was ever done and the SOB in question later died.

Good luck with that one!

I've got one for you: I promise the next one I catch stealing will be aired or vented. --Ed McQuaide

This story was posted on 2011-09-06 19:11:53
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