thieving b@stard scum

Discussion in 'CycleChat Cafe' started by roadrash, 10 Sep 2019.

  1. gavroche

    gavroche Getting old but not past it

    North Wales
    Putting your car keys in a metal container will prevent the scrums from getting a signal.
  2. Pat "5mph"

    Pat "5mph" A kilogrammicaly challenged woman Moderator

    Sorry to read this @roadrash :hugs:
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  3. Cuchilo

    Cuchilo Prize winning member X2

    Sorry this has happened to you mate . You must be fuming that they have entered your home .
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  4. OP

    roadrash cycle chatterer

    Weii at 6.15 police knock on my door and tell me my car has been found with false plates on , crashed on the m6 somewhere near Lancaster, they only came here as a letter with this address had been found in the car, they had no idea I had reported it stolen, all they could tell me was it has crash damage and airbags had been activated. after telling them it had been stolen I gave them the crime number and they said it would probably go to forensics.
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  5. Phaeton

    Phaeton Guru

    Oop North (ish)
    That's a bit worrying, you would have thought that if they know it's on false plates somebody would have checked the VIN number which would have flagged up that it was marked as stolen. Probably thought they had an easy arrest by catching you in bed.
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  6. Vantage

    Vantage The dogs chew toy

    Sorry to read this @roadrash
    I was burgled once. The scumbags broke into my flat while I was working night-shift. They took everything...TV, hi-fi, VCR, a lifetime worth of hundreds of CD's etc. Was absolutely gutted. They even nicked the beer from the fridge.
    It's the knowing that some complete stranger had been ransacking through my home that hits the hardest.
    I couldn't even live there afterwards. Packed my stuff and moved out a couple weeks after.
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  7. OP

    roadrash cycle chatterer

    seems to be a case of the left hand has no idea what the right hand is doing
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  8. Drago

    Drago Flouncing Nobber

    Itll go to SOCO at the home force where it crashed. Good news, if there is any, is that airbags can be very good for DNA recovery, so fingers crossed some Johnny scumbag gets identified.
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  9. OP

    roadrash cycle chatterer

    I do hope so
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  10. Phaeton

    Phaeton Guru

    Oop North (ish)
    Only if they are on the register, which is why everybody should report at 16 years old to have their DNA put on file.
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  11. Archie_tect

    Archie_tect De Skieven Architek... aka Penfold

    Hope the installer of the car's airbags has a good alibi...
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  12. Drago

    Drago Flouncing Nobber

    I think the odds of them not being on it are slight, and if they aren't then at the rate they're going it won't be long before they are.
  13. fossyant

    fossyant Ride It Like You Stole It!

    South Manchester
    Said the man who used to be happy with his 'iccle Smart

    Wouldn't trust keyless entry on any car TBH. My BIL puts his keys in a faraday pouch - what a pain in the bum.

    Luckily, the OP had keys downstairs. Without knowing if it was a 'desirable car' had the keys been in a bedroom, then things may have been very different.
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  14. vickster

    vickster Legendary Member

    Hopefully the insurance company will write off not repair. I wouldn't want the car back after that
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  15. Beebo

    Beebo Firm and Fruity

    Trouble is DNA placing you in a stolen car is not proof that you actually stole the car.
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