At GUN point!

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by mr.we.mow.grass, Jul 13, 2006.

  1. mr.we.mow.grass

    mr.we.mow.grass LawnSite Member
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    Man, you know you have had a long day when your guys call and say Dude pulled up in a ford fusion, got out of the car, pulled a gun and took off with 2) BR 550 blowers!!!! Is it really Worth it?
     
  2. topsites

    topsites LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 21,653

    It is interesting that whenever this happens to someone other than you and it's your stuff involved, they never get any license plates.
    Why is that, I wonder?

    Oh, I forgot to mention, a Ford Fusion is a 2006 car, it just came out so likely it was advertised heavily, there are no older models and they run around 20k+...

    Sure seems awful strange, a thief in a brand-new hybrid (out of all things), and of course, the nicest Bp's and yes, he had a gun.

    p.s.: If it were me, I'd call the police and have them interrogate my suspects.
     
  3. jazak

    jazak LawnSite Senior Member
    from NJ
    Posts: 843

    Seems a little strange. ;) All that trouble for two BR-550s? :confused: Maybe it was the guys.
     
  4. Willofalltrades

    Willofalltrades LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,000

    I wish the For Fusion was a Hybrid. lol

    But thats messed up. Can you trust your employees? I mean would they stage something like this? Time to do some investigating.
     
  5. WJW Lawn

    WJW Lawn LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,330

    Gangstas in a Ford Fusion. Hmmmmmm Now that's Big Pimpn
     
  6. jazak

    jazak LawnSite Senior Member
    from NJ
    Posts: 843

    You got it man that what they're going to. Instead of the big SUVs go little and undetected :laugh: :laugh: :laugh: :gunsfirin :gunsfirin
     
  7. Liquidfast

    Liquidfast LawnSite Senior Member
    from Ontario
    Posts: 739

    Why report it. The po po is gonna think the OWNER was in on it. Think about it...two guys drivin' around to rip off a LCO???

    Whoa, next we'll hear they were black guys wearin head bands listening to Jay Z or 50 Cent (product of their environment). Two top notch products at that too. WOW.
     
  8. 6'7 330

    6'7 330 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,822

    Gun point seems a bit extreme.That would make it a case of armed robbery, in place of a simple theft.
     
  9. Rev. Crabgrass

    Rev. Crabgrass LawnSite Member
    Posts: 120

    Wow, I would definintly check into that a little more. Like 6'3" said that would armed robbery over two blowers. I guess people put guns in other people's faces for less though...


    REV.
     
  10. lawnmaniac883

    lawnmaniac883 LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,613

    IMO, if there actually was a guy with a gun etc already pointed then wouldnt he take more than two blowers? Did you not have hedge trimmers, chain saws or anything else of value that would fit into a fusion? Seems strange to me. Lot of work for a pawn shop price of 500 bucks...
     

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