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Beach Thieves #305325
10/19/08 10:26 AM
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Re: Beach Thieves [Re: SP Daily] #305335
10/19/08 11:41 AM
10/19/08 11:41 AM
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Frigin Cold Columbus, Ohio
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now that's ballsy. I guarantee collusion from local officials -- had to be.


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Re: Beach Thieves [Re: Otteralum] #305371
10/19/08 02:14 PM
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Arizona USA
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Right, no way that much material got moved without anyone knowing it was being done. "Brass one"!


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Re: Beach Thieves [Re: azbob] #305374
10/19/08 02:39 PM
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But that could never happen here...right?

Re: Beach Thieves [Re: SP Daily] #305376
10/19/08 03:09 PM
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Beautiful San Marcos, Texas
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Thieves could remove 5000 truck loads from San Marcos and no one would ever miss it !

Last edited by Ernie B; 10/20/08 10:28 AM. Reason: wrong town

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Re: Beach Thieves [Re: SP Daily] #305377
10/19/08 03:16 PM
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inuvi
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Here its called vacant lot tiefing!! Just check out the holes in the vacant lots down south.


Reality..What a concept!
Re: Beach Thieves [Re: papashine] #305385
10/19/08 04:57 PM
10/19/08 04:57 PM
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buena vista, sanpedro town
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And north of the cut.

Re: Beach Thieves [Re: natalie p] #305403
10/19/08 08:15 PM
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San Pedro Town, Ambergris Caye...
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Especially bad on the west coast.

Re: Beach Thieves [Re: Amanda Syme] #305459
10/20/08 09:17 AM
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All around.
The tree theft is just as bad. It used to be just the little ones, they where sold for $10. and a market was created by new lot owners and hotels. Now I've noticed tractors are moving large ones out and transplanting trees as tall as 20' into landscaping of new hotel/condos.

Re: Beach Thieves [Re: elbert] #305477
10/20/08 10:20 AM
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San Pedro Town, Ambergris Caye...
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Yep tree theft is a big one. I planted a ton of baby coconut trees about 6 months ago. Just as the tap root was established somebody came by, tried to rip them out - then gave up or were scared off. So now I have dead trees, and the thief left empty handed.

Most of these transplanted larger trees won't survive. Good money for old rope! And the baby coconut trees tend to be stunted if they are ripped out of the ground after they have been established.

My neighbours saw a couple on a golf cart head down the street near my neighbours home. The couple in the golf cart had spades and buckets. My neighbours were heading into town at the time. When they returned an hour later - all of the new baby coconut trees that they had planted that week (from their cultivated nursery) were gone!

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