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Discussion in 'Commercial Snow Removal' started by snowman55, Dec 24, 2009.

  1. snowman55

    snowman55 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,071

    1000pm I pull my 2007 avalanache w/7.5 snoway out of shop and pull in another truck for a truck check. go outside 5 min later and my trucks gone -stolen!! call onstar they call cops- 3 way phone call cop agrees when they locate it they will call after its deemed safe and let me pick it up as its 1 of my plow trucks. 20 min later mpls cop calls and says he impounded it. I go to impound they say you have to wait till tomorrow. I call mpls cops and am told tough you have to wait. Now I'm not sure who I'm more pissed at the thief or the cops and city. way to help out small business and communitie during blizzard.

    r.t. your city sucks!!!!!!!!!
  2. nh785

    nh785 Member
    Messages: 71

    dude that sucks i'll make sure to stay in st. paul next time I'm there
  3. snowman55

    snowman55 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,071

    yeah do that the only reason the ***** impounded it i'm sure is city policy to generate revenue so yeah spend money in suburbs or st. paul instead. I'll never eat out or shop in mpls again.
  4. ahoron

    ahoron Senior Member
    from here
    Messages: 422

    Yep had it happen in harvey,IL. Found my car then impounded it. tow yard closed weekends. go monday have to show proof of insurance. They call insurance agent to verify coverage. Card isn't proof at the impound lot but is when you are stopped by police. State farm is closed for the holiday can't release car. Go back tuesday get car $250 for tow then $35 a day for storage. Get robbed twice.
  5. snowman55

    snowman55 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,071

    at this point I don't even care about the cost I need my truck in service 6+ on the ground already with 12 more coming
  6. tattood_1

    tattood_1 Member
    Messages: 98

    It's nothing but a racket. Sometimes the goverment is the bigger thief except they will rob you legally. It's like your getting punished right along with the thief for getting your truck stolen. It's not right.
  7. redman6565

    redman6565 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,411

    good luck man. you can pick it up somtime today though right?
  8. Stik208

    Stik208 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,319

    Pick it up and trade it in, I wouldn't be able to drive a truck I knew was stolen. You never know who did what to it.
  9. cmo18

    cmo18 Senior Member
    Messages: 815

    Very true, I bought a truck in March, buddy was a jerk who I bought it off of, ruined the truck for me. Sold it in October...
  10. WGLand

    WGLand Junior Member
    Messages: 16

    Ain't that the truth. Every time I pay myself my salary I get robbed!
  11. briggsguy17

    briggsguy17 Member
    from NW PA
    Messages: 39

    Did you ever think that maybe they found something in the truck that they need to have the crime scene folks look at or recover? You leave the keys in your truck in a major metro area, it gets stolen, the police recover it, impound it and your pissed at them.:dizzy::dizzy: I am sure that once you discovered it missing you called the police and demanded that the perps be charged with everything possible. Well, newsflash, they have to gather and collect evidence in order to ensure a conviction. It never ceases to amaze me that people, through their own stupidity, become victims of crime and somehow turn it around on the police???
  12. snowman55

    snowman55 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,071

    minneapolis hardly collects evidence in a murder it being impounded had nothing to do with evidence. I had onstar tell the police where it was 6 miles away parked in residential neighborhood. I talked to the cop and was told they would secure the area and call me to pick it up.leaving keys in a truck in a fenced in area with 6 employees walking in and out as we set up for an event hardly seems like an invite for larceny. I don't blame the police for the theft. i blame city policy for scewing anyone they can to increase revenue.
  13. mnglocker

    mnglocker Senior Member
    Messages: 923

    MPLS and Hennepin County are the suxor. I try to stay out of the juristiction of the Met Council. Crime pretty much stops outside of that border.