Missing Neighbor

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  1. JimBianchi

    JimBianchi Da Da CLM

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    This morning I noticed my neighbors front door was open. I assumed they were just airing the house out or such, six hours later I came home and the door was still open. I approached carefully, I could see that there were shoes on the floor, in front of the door directly inside the door and a there was a bag dropped near the middle of the room.

    I retreated and called metro.

    A two man unit responded, they did an interior search and found nothing obvious out of place, and all the high-value stuff was still there (TV, computer).

    Metro left a contact card and a note saying to call. nd they asked me to keep an eye out.

    It's now been over 12hrs and still no one is home.

    I did a reverse records search on the property (they are all public records in Nevada) and I could tell they paid TOP dollar at the top of the market for the house, so I wonder if they just walked away. They are more than more than 2X upside down on value vs mortgage amount.

    My wife thinks the worse, me I'm wondering if they just forget to lock the door.

    Any ideas?

    (Oh, I was carrying, no issues, never have been with metro. I think the officer must have looked me up on the computer because I caught him looking at my waist band, and examining my side. It was obvious, but he said nothing. Metro's police computer shows CCW, if they know where to look on the next screen. When I called 911 initially, I gave my full name and address, more than enough to run my info)
     
  2. jpa

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    Weird situation...I hope everything was ok. I doubt someone would walk away while leaving all their personal property behind. Hell, people are taking their fixtures, appliances, and random hardware from the house...why would they leave behind a tv and computer?
     

  3. JimBianchi

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    Looks like I jumped the gun. An hour after I posted this he came home.

    He was completely clueless that metro had been there, he did not know his door was wide open all day and seems, if anything, seemed bored that I bothered to tell him what had happened.

    Weird....
     
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    CJStudent No Longer Fenced In

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    If I've learned nothing else, it's this: People are weird!
     
  5. lawman800

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    It just keeps getting better, don't it?
    Next time, take his TV and stereo... heck, take his car if he has another one in the garage. Seems like he could care less.
     
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    Next time rearange all his furneture and leave all the lights on, crank the heat, leave the fridge door open, turn on the sink and shower, turn the tv on crank the volume and ppv a porn. See if he says anything to you next time.
     
  7. kirgi08

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    Clueless in Vegas part II,and when his careless/lax security gets him jacked up,he will scream bloody murder.Jim at least you cared enough ta help.'08. :thumbsup:
     
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    If my neighbors saw something wrong with my property and called the police.... I would THANK them!!

    You did a good deed.
     
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    To say the least you were observent. Damn he should have given you his TV cause more would have been stolen if you had not called the law! What a jerk the guy is.
     
  10. MeefZah

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    I propose that next time you go number 2 on his oriental rug, man.
     
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    But make sure it's one that really ties the room together...
     
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    I know of a man who fell off a ladder cleaning gutter last spring. The neighbors saw the ladder laying on the side, and the garage door open. 14 hours later (overnight), they went and took a look and found him in the garage. He died two hours later. You done good!
     
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    Jim I wished that I had a neighbor like you.
     
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    In my neck of the woods (Memphis) after 6 hours with an open door, EVERYTHING would have been gone, and water would be running out the front door as half of the copper plumbing would have been ripped out of the walls.
     
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    It just keeps getting better, don't it?
    In some parts of LA, the whole house would be gone and he would come back to an empty lot and even parts of the ground would be missing from them digging up the pipes and wires.
     
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    about a yr ago, while living in an Apt in Orlando. I was on my way to work at 06:35 and noticed my neighbors door looked kicked in. I called maintenance and they called the local sheriff as I didn't see his car.

    when I got home, they were painting his ne door frame and his new door had one of those metal plates over the catch.

    ran into him the next evening and he said he was at his parents for the weekend and he told me someone kicked in his door and stole his TV and stereo and tore apart his bedroom.
     
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    Was he staggering?
     
  19. JimBianchi

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    He seemed disinterested, bored, but not sleepy or staggering. It was so weird I kept engaging him in conversation, asking the same thing a few different ways, the more I stood there, the more awkward it became, so I left.

    Maybe I interrupted something, but he did not seem to be in a hurry to get rid of me. Apparently, he just could not care less.

    Weird.
     
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    Some people just have a hard time expressing their gratitude. :rofl: