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Gotta love thieves..

Discussion in 'Stolen Equipment' started by CALandscapes, Jul 26, 2008.

  1. CALandscapes

    CALandscapes LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 946

    Just figured I'd let you boys know to keep your trailers LOCKED when you're not in sight of them..

    I had four guys in a back yard and, while they were there, someone took it upon themselves open the door to the enclosed and take the blower ($500) and a weedeater ($400).

    I swear these thieves must have some bal*s. Four men less than 100 ft. away but you're gonna walk in to a trailer and grab equipment?

    I wish that one of my guys would have caught whoever it was....
     
  2. Big C

    Big C LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,642

    Good ol' NOLA....gotta love it!!!
     
  3. STIHL GUY

    STIHL GUY LawnSite Fanatic
    from CT
    Messages: 5,226

    that sucks
     
  4. gosselin142258

    gosselin142258 LawnSite Member
    from Mass
    Messages: 74

    are you 100% positive the other 4 are real honest guys?
     
  5. CALandscapes

    CALandscapes LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 946

    Absolutely.

    All four have been with me over a year.. Additionally, I had two friends on the same contract (Government cleanout work) in the same area with two-cycle machines stolen in the past couple of months..
     
  6. Brianslawn

    Brianslawn LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,004

    4 guys for a back yard? please tell me it was 30 acres. thank god you got insurance so its nothin out of your pocket, right?
     
  7. CALandscapes

    CALandscapes LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 946

    Yeah, 4 guys for a backrad. The crew was doing cleanout work on houses that have been neglected since Hurrican Katrina (3 years), so 4 guys in a backyard was nothing; some of the more neglected houses take nearly a half of a day and will yield 100+ cu. yds. of debris.

    I absolutely have contractor's insurance, though it wouldn't make much since to pay a $1,000 deductible for $900 worth of stolen equipment...
     

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