Monday, October 7, 2013

Unpleasant.

A white Chevy pickup with a tow bar in back and light bar across the top pulled up in the middle of the street next to our car, last night.  Driver got out, and started eyeballing it.  Passenger got out and pointed to the bottom corner of the windshield.  I brought Odysseus's attention to it, and he stepped out onto our porch, and asked what the hell was going on.  Driver of the pickup--a man in his late 40's--started up our front walk, holding out some papers.  Odysseus put his hand on his gun and backed up, and told the guy to stay back.  And then to get the hell off the property and away from the car.

Then, when the truck pulled on down the street, Odysseus called the local PD to report suspicious behavior. 

...and the truck pulls back up from the other direction.  Numbnuts went around the block.  Goes to our neighbor's house and talks to him for a bit, then heads back towards our car. 

At which point, the local cops pull up behind him, and he freaks out, then bugs out. 

Now, I'm not sure whether that was a legitimate repo guy looking for a car, and mistook ours for the one he was looking for (easy to do at TEN FUCKING THIRTY AT FUCKING NIGHT), or was a thief looking for a payday.  It doesn't matter, because we've owned that car since '04, and have had it paid off since '07.  Anybody towing it is stealing it, whether it's a mistake on their part, or not.

Either way, I spent a bad night with a fuckton of nightmares, and Odysseus had a short night after being unable to get to sleep until nearly two this morning.

And if I see that truck, and that individual messing around our vehicles again, he's not going to be real happy.  Nobody is, looking down the barrel of a handgun. 

12 comments:

  1. So the po po just let him leave like that?

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    1. unless they're serving no-knock warrants and shooting dogs....

      Just be careful.

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    2. Our dog was in her crate in the utility room, sleeping.

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  2. If they return while you are alone please be very careful...that type is likely to shoot back. Stay behind cover.

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    1. Will do, Stephen. And if I see gun, or suspicious lumps that might be gun in their clothing, or oddly draped shirts or jackets, it won't be a handgun they'll be facing. It'll be an AK-47.

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    2. Love the way you think, Lady.

      Winston

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  3. Wow, that's pretty brazen. Definitely be on the lookout.

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    1. I have been. All day since I got home from work.

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  4. Good for you and your husband. No one can label you Sheeple, because the Sheeple thing to do would have been to hide inside your house while the s**tbirds stole your vehicle. If more people had the intestinal fortitude to stand up for themselves, there would be a lot less crime. If your neighbors shun you for the incident, you can move down to the South where you will be among people who share your values.

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    1. I don't care if my neighbors shun me. The one to our south won't--she keeps a shotgun, is 86, and is just as likely to do the same. The neighbor to the north has teenage daughters that are as likely to try to steal one of the cars (or one of their friends that live there).

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