If Santa scores you a big TV, don't a...

If Santa scores you a big TV, don't advertise it to Grand Rapids-area thieves

There are 8 comments on the Grand Rapids Press story from Dec 23, 2011, titled If Santa scores you a big TV, don't advertise it to Grand Rapids-area thieves. In it, Grand Rapids Press reports that:

After ripping open wrapping paper and setting up that new, large flat-screen television, or other expensive electronics, police warn not to give burglars an open invitation to your present by leaving the box next to your trash or recycling.

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mary

Grand Rapids, MI

#1 Dec 23, 2011
also.... when you stuff all of that paper, ribbon and debris into your garbage can- please do take care in picking it up if it makes it's way onto the side of the road or ditch!!!
Thief

Grand Rapids, MI

#2 Dec 23, 2011
mary wrote:
also.... when you stuff all of that paper, ribbon and debris into your garbage can- please do take care in picking it up if it makes it's way onto the side of the road or ditch!!!
So what's your address my dear and are you expecting a big TV Sunday?
mary

Grand Rapids, MI

#3 Dec 23, 2011
Thief wrote:
<quoted text>So what's your address my dear and are you expecting a big TV Sunday?
No t.v. I'm just expecting my filthy neighbors to over fill their can and allow it to lay all over the neighborhood. For some reason people think that once the trash goes out to the end of the drive it's not their responsibility anymore
Hit Man

Grand Rapids, MI

#4 Dec 23, 2011
mary wrote:
<quoted text>
No t.v. I'm just expecting my filthy neighbors to over fill their can and allow it to lay all over the neighborhood. For some reason people think that once the trash goes out to the end of the drive it's not their responsibility anymore
For the right price I can eliminate that problem for you.
Go Blue

West Palm Beach, FL

#5 Dec 23, 2011
That won't be Santa, they meet in the dark living room, with a sawed off shotgun......hell, i'll be pickin badguy outta the wall for days......
John

Blacklick, OH

#6 Dec 23, 2011
mary wrote:
<quoted text>
No t.v. I'm just expecting my filthy neighbors to over fill their can and allow it to lay all over the neighborhood. For some reason people think that once the trash goes out to the end of the drive it's not their responsibility anymore
If the wind is blowing in the right direction it isn't. Ask my neighbors about our leaves... I mean "their leaves".
John

Blacklick, OH

#7 Dec 23, 2011
Go Blue wrote:
That won't be Santa, they meet in the dark living room, with a sawed off shotgun......hell, i'll be pickin badguy outta the wall for days......
pffft... posts like yours make me wish there was a "bullshit" Judge it.
OhohObama

Kalamazoo, MI

#9 Dec 23, 2011
I will make sure to proudly display my new anvil box. lol.

This is old news, been going on for years, our trash don't stay very long at all, but it is good advice.

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