OK, on Friday I had an early inspection. Water intrusion inspection. Quick (about 1 1/2 hours for a condo association), no report and paid $450. The3n back home and the weekend starts early, right?
Wrong. On the way home, I stopped at Walgreens to get some things and my cell phone went off. Det. Whatshisname from the Skokie Police. “Mr Decker, how far away are you and could you come home. Your house was broken into.” I was home in 5 minutes.
Met at the driveway by an Detective who handed me over to an Officer who took my information. Seems like the Police had this guy under survailence and followed him to my neighborhood, the lost him. They set up a perimeter and caught him. Trunk full of stuff, most of it was ours.
PS3 with controllers and small stereo (belongs to my Daughter at the Naval Academy)
Large computer monitor (my wife’s computer).
Some inexpensive jewelry (the good stuff is in the safe anong with much more. Well hidden safe :mrgreen: ).
139 DVDs and our luggage that he put it in.
And, the big stuff.
1 AR-15 (MP 4 clone) rifle.
1 Israeli 1911 style 45 cal. pistol
1 Beretta M 9, 9 mm pistol
All properly registered and licensed and all that stuff. Totally legal.
With cases, loaded mags and sights and other gun type stuff.
So, all the property was recovered.
Then, Saturday, the Officer calls and wants us to come by, before 3:00, and reclaim our stuff. We do, and get everything but the guns. The evidence tech says that we can recover those on Monday.
So, I show up on Monday and they say that they cannot give us the guns back and I have to talk to the Detective who isn’t in on Monday.
The Detective calls tonight and says that I cannot get the guns back until at least after the inditement. I tell him that we got the other stuff back already and not that I am complaining but why are the guns different? He is stupified that we got the other stuff back and says that the evidence tech’s head will roll for that. Says they need to keep the evidence in case the defense wants to check it and chain of coustety and all.
Says that the guns are the bigh thing because this guy was a convicted felon and the guns will add at least 10 years to his sentence.
The mutt was an illegal alien, from Iran, and had been arrested and convicted by the Detective 4 years ago, and he only served 2 years and spent 2 years in ICE custody but could not be deported because thet can’t deport to a “conflict country”.
I just hope this dic*k weed is convicted and put away for a long time.
And, I hope I get my guns back.
In any case, it gives me an excuse to but that M 1 Paratrooper rifle I had my eyes on. :mrgreen: