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Re: Apple theft

Post in 'The Wood Shed' started by firefighterjake, Oct 20, 2010.

  1. firefighterjake

    firefighterjake Minister of Fire

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    Went to an ATV meeting last night and heard about a trail that was closed temporarily after the landowner discovered two mature apple trees were cut down and hauled off . . . turns out apple wood in my area is selling for $700 a cord for a local place that is making smoking wood out of it.

    Incidentally, it turns out the culprits were in a pick up and they were caught . . . cops matched up the cut butt end of one of the trees the thieves brought to the apple wood place and matched it up to the stump.

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  2. cncpro

    cncpro New Member

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    Well I am glad to hear the cops got to work and picked up the scumbags :APPLAUSE: :coolgrin:

    In another forum I participate on I recently learned that somebody had a break-in at their home and lost a pistol, a shotgun, an I-pad and some other things... This guy had GPS tracking on the I-pad and could pin-point the location of the stolen goods but couldn't get the cops to get off their butts to go get the losers.

    Wouldn't you think the cops would be interested in removing a couple stolen guns from the hands of criminals ? >:-(
  3. billb3

    billb3 Minister of Fire

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    Well that puts having my orchard ripped off last Fall in a different perspective.
    They only stole the fruit, not the whole trees.
  4. Pagey

    Pagey Minister of Fire

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    This thread needs more Mac Book Pro? :lol:

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