High season for car prowls on the hill
Posted on August 27th, 2012 by Sara
MV reader Jerry writes:
After 21 years of living here without incident we were awakened @ 4 AM this morning to our car alarm going off in front of our house and the sound of a car roaring off. Got outside and discovered a broken window and an opened car door. Phoned 911 and got two patrol cars out in less than 10 minutes. The officer thought it was likely they were attempting to steal our vehicle. We normally park in our garage on the alley. From this day forward we will only be parking in our garage! This occurred in the 2600 block of 28th W. Don’t know if any other cars were tampered with last night. Remind your readers to remove valuables, lock your car and investigate when you hear something!!!This is why we don’t buy new cars. Who wants to spend 30K on something that can disappear in moments? Surprised we were targeted given that this car is 16 years old. The repair bill was over $200 also, older cars so why set the comp limit down that low? If someone hits it the insurance company would total the car anyway….There is nolthing victimless about property crime when you have to pay for repairs and you lose your sense of security.