Burglaries and thefts are the bane of both rural homeowners and law enforcement agencies in Pacific County. Thieves typically look for high-value, easy-to-sell items like chainsaws and jewelry, but that doesn’t stop them from taking a wide variety of other things.
January: “Pans and tennis shoes,” firewood, china, gas, cookies.
February: A will, checks, a Scion, pool cues, an “American Eskimo Dog,” produce, beer.
March: Truck batteries, medication, kitchen cabinets, a Boston Whaler boat, liquor.
April: Money from a coin machine, food from a restaurant, magnetic signs, a heater, a dirt-bike.
May: Garbage, a stamp, a tax return, an AR-15, eyeglasses, potting soil, trees, gates.
June: A Subaru, a Mazda, a license plate, “anything that could be returned to Home Depot.”
July: An American flag, 20 Kindle tablets, items from a vending machine, a tie-dyed shirt, a pink bike.
August: Shoes, a sign, a hanging basket, a tow-rope, “a bunch of frozen food”, fishing rods, a gold necklace that contained human ashes.
September: Strawberry baskets, a ladder, a towel, a boat motor, a wheelchair, a weight bench.
October: “No Trespassing” signs, motion-detecting lights, a well pump, a pink and black pistol.
November: A canoe, a barbecue, a cane, a bonsai plant, a “weed pen,” a pound of marijuana.
December: A disabled vehicle, aluminum cans, a doorknob, windows, a dog.