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  • chairmannc Jan 25, 12:47 p.m.

    The letter 360 Elite should write him/her when and if they are caught: "Dear theif, I'm glad the police arrested you and you were found guilty of taking these kids' stuff. Enjoy your short stay in prison, if you go, and we appreciate the restitution you were ordered to pay us but we will never recieve. Better luck commiting your next crime, which we are sure is in the very near future, since society has shown you that it's easier to take somebodys elses stuff than to work for it - and you aren't really punished when you do get caught."

  • childofNC Jan 22, 4:41 p.m.

    "If (we're) doing such a great thing, don't take my kid's stuff." Should be ". . . don't take my kids' stuff." Multiple kids, possessive.

    Grammar aside, I completely agree. By stealing all that stuff, the thieves have made it all the more difficult for them to do what they do.

  • Crumps Br0ther Jan 22, 1:24 p.m.

    If only there was someplace this person could have gone to get off the streets and be steered away from a life of crime

  • See Chart Jan 22, 1:05 p.m.

    This shows that their still could be a chance
    they this person (or persons) have a heart and to now
    return the items,it takes more courage and strength to do this
    then the robbery did.

  • Word Jan 22, 1:01 p.m.

    Inside job.

  • suzanf Jan 22, 12:35 p.m.

    Baseball uniforms? No resale value. Stupid stupid thief.

  • chivegas Jan 22, 12:33 p.m.

    "If I had a business I'd booby-trap it. Tired of people taking what others have earned and not even using the govt to make it seem legal."

    And if that caused injury to someone, you'd be liable (and even criminally in come cases). Suggest you research the "trap gun" laws.

  • TheDude abides... Jan 22, 12:25 p.m.

    desperate people dont steal candy and baseball stuff

  • LetsGetHigh Jan 22, 12:25 p.m.

    The recession is making people do things they normally wouldn't ever do. Money is hard to come by but this is just funny. Guilty but they got more than him so good luck....hahaha

  • 42ITUS Jan 22, 12:25 p.m.

    Sorry about the damage but not about the theft. Bet he is a drywall hanger by trade. How about just plain sorry!

  • faeriegurl65 Jan 22, 11:28 a.m.

    desperate people do desperate things

  • Lamborghini Mercy Jan 22, 11:26 a.m.

    When they find this person(s), they should make them move the materials back, issue an public apology to the youth center and community, pay for the damages, and give a 1000 hours of community service following a 5 year no parole sentence.

  • Offshore Jan 22, 11:20 a.m.

    If I had a business I'd booby-trap it. Morrigan

    That would just put you in the jail cell next to the criminal. Frustrating, I know from experience of having had a place broken into, but no amount of "stuff" is worth losing time in jail for.

  • SportsLover75 Jan 22, 11:17 a.m.

    Why on earth would they take the uniforms? I can see getting money for everything else, but what could they possibly do with those? People these days are sorry you know whats!!

  • thefensk Jan 22, 11:14 a.m.

    Gee ... uh, thanks?

  • cocker_mom Jan 22, 11:11 a.m.

    Realize it COULD be a "she", but I am betting - based on the drywall comment and the destruction, etc that it's a "he".

  • Mr. Middle of the Road Jan 22, 11:06 a.m.

    Who said it was a he? These days females are not exempt.
    North Carolina Cutie

    I stand corrected,'he or she'.

  • SeaDog Jan 22, 11:06 a.m.

    The world needs more thieves like him/her.

  • itsyoureternalsoul Jan 22, 10:52 a.m.

    People who steal have already mentally excused their crime with the thought of the "insurance the victim surely must have".

  • North Carolina Cutie Jan 22, 10:51 a.m.

    Who said it was a he? These days females are not exempt.

  • x138GMOU Jan 22, 10:49 a.m.

    Also means he is local guy who knows the business, with a decent vocabulary and good handwriting. I say thanks for leaving the evidence, hope the FPD uses it to put your sorry carcass in jail where it belongs!

  • cocker_mom Jan 22, 10:43 a.m.

    And based on the fact that the note is legible, and contains no misspelled words - he's likely employable SOMEWHERE....

  • Mr. Middle of the Road Jan 22, 10:42 a.m.

    And when he is caught and punished the judge should thank him for the praise. Right before sentencing him.

  • HANS FOR PRESIDENT!!!!! JK Jan 22, 10:36 a.m.

    Sorry my you know what! If he had a thieve's conscience he would have robbed some place he didn't like. He preyed upon a place he knew would be vulnerable to such an attack. Doesn't make it any better that he left that note. If he had walked in during normal business hours and asked for help they probably would have helped him find it

  • dgcreech Jan 22, 10:31 a.m.

    "Sorry for making such a mess. I think you are doing a wonderful thing here. Thanks for the free stuff!"

    Yeah, I think that about sums it up. I agree with "one_nc_citizen", he/she knew how wrong he/she was.

  • Terkel Jan 22, 10:23 a.m.

    If I had a business I'd booby-trap it. Tired of people taking what others have earned and not even using the govt to make it seem legal.

  • one_nc_citizen Jan 22, 10:14 a.m.

    just means he knew how wrong he was.

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