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by Teamless
Tue Aug 07, 2018 3:33 pm
Forum: LEO Contacts & Bloopers
Topic: Stolen gun and.... wait for it...
Replies: 36
Views: 2809

Re: Stolen gun and.... wait for it...

Pawpaw wrote:
Tue Aug 07, 2018 3:05 pm
Teamless,

Take a close look at your door locks. What they do now is to jamb a flat-bladed screwdriver in the key slot and then twist it with pliers or a wrench. It breaks the lock internally and the only sign it ever happened is that the key slot is mangled.
Thanks PawPaw
I will check when I return back to IAH
by Teamless
Tue Aug 07, 2018 3:33 pm
Forum: LEO Contacts & Bloopers
Topic: Stolen gun and.... wait for it...
Replies: 36
Views: 2809

Re: Stolen gun and.... wait for it...

montgomery wrote:
Tue Aug 07, 2018 2:58 pm
My daughter was killed by a gun stolen out of an unlocked vehicle so excuse me if I am among those that consider not knowing where firearms are or leaving them accessible to others not authorized to have access as reckless and irresponsible.
I am sorry for your loss.

Understand:
Do I sound HAPPY my gun was stolen?
No
Do I understand the possible ramifications?
Of course


Unless she was killed in the past few days, it wasn’t my gun

And it still doesn’t, in my book anyway, give the right to be on your righteous horse

That’s the same excuse that “moms demand action” and all the others use to want to take away all guns.


But my GUN , unless she was
by Teamless
Tue Aug 07, 2018 12:19 pm
Forum: LEO Contacts & Bloopers
Topic: Stolen gun and.... wait for it...
Replies: 36
Views: 2809

Re: Stolen gun and.... wait for it...

montgomery wrote:
Tue Aug 07, 2018 7:38 am
Teamless wrote:
Mon Aug 06, 2018 9:07 pm
I have no idea how or when or where it was taken
:banghead:
Knock your head as long as you want to
Do you inspect every gun you own every day?

Would you know if a tool was missing from your toolbox if you have not opened the tool box in a week?

Is your high horse, high enough where you know all?
by Teamless
Tue Aug 07, 2018 6:04 am
Forum: LEO Contacts & Bloopers
Topic: Stolen gun and.... wait for it...
Replies: 36
Views: 2809

Re: Stolen gun and.... wait for it...

SQLGeek wrote:
Mon Aug 06, 2018 11:00 pm
Do you have an idea when it might have gotten taken? Not assigning blame because I sure know I've had moments where I've left my car unlocked all night long (thankfully without anything of value in it). :shock:
No idea. Very strange - never had a clue my truck had someone inside looking for things
I assume i forgot to lock it, but I have also heard about stealing alarm codes as well

I asked the officer who called me, his feeling was we would never find out (but he also said we shouldn’t hold our breath), so we will see
by Teamless
Mon Aug 06, 2018 9:07 pm
Forum: LEO Contacts & Bloopers
Topic: Stolen gun and.... wait for it...
Replies: 36
Views: 2809

Stolen gun and.... wait for it...

Ok, today I head to HEB after work and reach in my arm rest for my Bodyguard .380, and it’s missing...

Of course I start to think, “when did I have it last”, “did I leave it in the range bag”, did I put it in the house safe” and of course “was it stolen”

Last I remember putting it in my back pocket was about a week ago, by the way, as I normally carry a full size that I keep in the house

Truck was not broken into.
Did I happen to leave it unlocked over night or somewheee else?

So as I am thinking all of this, I look back into my armrest as I also don’t see about $8 which should have been there, but I supposed I could have used that sometime and forgot
And then I look for my backup 8rd magazine which never leaves the armrest, and it’s not there.... so it’s real, it’s been stolen and I have no idea how or when or where it was taken

I call League City PD to report it, not that I am worried about the value or even getting it back, but just in case it is found on the street sometime, the (insert appropriate adjective) person would be arrested for possession of a stolen firearm

The interaction with the office on the phone was good, and the call ended with “don’t hold your breath”

So this phone call ended about 6:45pm tonight

8:45pm, same officer calls and says “Mr. C, you should buy a lottery ticket, your gun was already found

He proceeds to tell me that Harris County has it and they took it off of a gang member in (I think he said North) Houston
And they have charged him with possession of a stolen firearm. :clapping:

The officer tells me that Harris County will hold the gun for a couple weeks likely, and either send it to LCPD, or I may have to pick it up at Harris County.

Sad story with a happy ending!

(I’m not sharing this to have a debate or discussion on in vehicle gun storage or anything else, just to share a happy ending)

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