COLUMBIA, Md. — Picture acquiring house from a holiday vacation to see you are unable to generate anywhere mainly because all your wheels have been taken. It took place to just one female in Columbia past week.
It was a holiday to Puerto Rico for Michelle Lee and her associate. A time for relaxing and soaking up the sunlight, till she was notified of what was occurring again at house.
“I turn the phone on and I have a Blink camera, so I seemed on the Blink digicam and I recognized that Howard County Police is knocking on the door,” explained Lee, who life in Columbia.
She called the law enforcement who informed her all four of the wheels on her Honda were stolen.
“I termed Honda, I spoke with somebody in assistance and they explained ‘oh yeah we are informed of it, it is took place weekly,’” stated Lee.
Lee claims she and her associate have lived at Huntington Sq. Residences in Columbia for a yr.
When they questioned why the condominium failed to contact her when they noticed the wheels had been taken, she claims the supervisor for the condominium gave this response, “He suggests that he did not truly feel like it was an emergency, I tried using to make contact with Michelle and it went straight to voicemail and he just left it at that.”
Before long just after, Lee reported a notification was sent out by e-mail to all inhabitants, stating in section they require to be conscious of their environment and that no 1 can be responsible for your security or your individual belongings.
But continue to practically nothing was stated that there was an automobile relevant theft on the property.
“I get it, command what you can command, and at the same time crime is in all places but if you can be preventative and control what you can regulate as a lot as possible, then maybe that would not have occurred,” said Lee.
But Lee said she just needs other people to be aware so they can much better prepare. “I asked him has this transpired prior to and he claims ‘oh yeah, it occurred a couple of months ago.’ And I’m like wow if you had allow us know that, if you would have let the neighborhood know that, then we would have by no means still left our cars here on getaway.”
Lee claimed the lock lug nuts had been also eradicated building her consider this was an within career. One mechanic shop, BA Autocare agreed that the human being who did this would have specific knowledge of what’s wanted to eliminate the wheel locks.
“You have to have a particular form as opposed to becoming a common that goes on and has to simply click, like a puzzle piece that goes on and does it. I know that certain dealerships normally put them on they can incorporate it as a increase on to support it,” explained Sandi Weaber, BA Autocare Typical Supervisor.
She states with the master essential, the theft can choose as minimal as 10 minutes to get all four wheels.
WMAR-2 News’ Ashley McDowell arrived at out to Huntington Sq. Apartments to see if they will be informing their people of the resent tire thefts on their residence.
They claimed we want to wait for their PR section to reply.