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caught man stealing my gravely HD 52!!!

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by D&K Lawns, Feb 4, 2011.

  1. djchiodo3

    djchiodo3 LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 345

    Yes. Do you have an open or enclosed trailer? Will you now change the way in which you haul your equipment? Will you lock up stuff when away from or out of site of trailer? I hear at least once a week of somebody in the lawn industry of having things stolen. I know one guy who carries a gun.
  2. Showpropserv

    Showpropserv LawnSite Member
    from mn
    Posts: 242

    there just lucky there not in a country that removes body parts for such things and I mean machette to hand with no treatment sort of thing and hanging would be fine with me 2 there is something wrong when somebody can sue you for falling into your pool while running from the cops
  3. ShooterK2

    ShooterK2 LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 816

    So he just waited for you to walk out of sight, and then tried to steal your mower? Was he high? Good grief........... stuff like this is depressing.

    Press every charge that you and your attorney can dream up. This excuse for a human being deserves a lot more than he will get, I'm sure.
  4. kilgoja

    kilgoja LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 944

    that is just nuts to me lol...i mean seriously...who steals a lawnmower?...people will do anything nowdays
  5. Showpropserv

    Showpropserv LawnSite Member
    from mn
    Posts: 242

    ^ prob saw someone of YT doing wheelys with one and wanted to try himself
  6. Clark Griswold

    Clark Griswold LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 554

    Go ahead and charge him & just add to the long list he probably already has and the court & police probably know him well too!

    Lock your stuff up!
  7. lifetree

    lifetree LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 5,370

    :laugh: :laugh: :laugh: :laugh: :laugh: :laugh: :laugh: :laugh: :laugh: :laugh:
  8. lifetree

    lifetree LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 5,370

    Glad to see another Quick series fan !! It looks like you'll be left with a Quick 36" single and a Quick 44" Dually ... eventually you'll need to get a 36" Dually also.

    :cool2: :cool2: :cool2: :cool2: :cool2:
  9. honeydopm

    honeydopm LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 890

    Should have taken the law in your own hands and gave him what he deserved.
  10. chuacro

    chuacro LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 598

    Kid grabbed my blower and was running down the street towards a waiting car. I ran after him yelling like a crazy man. The kid looked back as he was running and raised his arm backwards towards me like he had a gun. I stopped in my tracks and called 911. 30 minutes later the policewoman finally arrived. I got my lecture about locking my equipment. All my equipment has locks when not in use. I told her I guess I could cable lock my blower to my waist. I will start the spring out with my new handgun carry permit. Heck yes I would press charges and make time to be in court. He only stole my blower but, who knows whose home he broke into the night before.

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