Scrappers in Action

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Postby chad sexington » Thu Aug 14, 2008 8:28 am

How are those benches still there?


Out of respect to Jeff Colby.
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Postby MICHIGAN » Thu Aug 14, 2008 8:33 am

$.04 in aluminum cans right there. This embarrassment of riches is making the scrappers sloppy.

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How long before the posts are cut down at ground level and scrapped? Note to self- $8 in aluminum benches still available.
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Postby Megatron » Thu Aug 14, 2008 7:28 pm

It's like a free demo contractor, one pickup truck load at a time
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Postby MICHIGAN » Thu Aug 14, 2008 10:08 pm

Megatron wrote:It's like a free demo contractor, one pickup truck load at a time


Team Kilpatrick saving the city taxpayers money again!
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Postby Andy » Wed Aug 20, 2008 1:32 pm

davecat wrote:How are those benches still there?

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They're not there anymore.

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Postby MICHIGAN » Wed Aug 20, 2008 2:49 pm

Do white collar law firms take payment in metals now a days?
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Postby Andy » Tue Sep 09, 2008 5:43 pm

Thieves broke into Most Holy Trinity Catholic Church on Monday night or very early Tuesday, taking, among other metal items, a 19th-century brass chandelier and the body of Christ from a crucifix.

Father Russell Kohler of the Corktown institution said police evidence technicians determined the thieves wore rubber gloves. Among the other missing pieces were two silver chalices, one of them gold-plated and decorated with a shamrock; the stands for two Easter candles; a ciborium, which holds the consecrated hosts during Mass; a tabernacle, which holds the consecrated hosts Kohler uses for unscheduled Mass or sick calls; an aspergium, or holy water sprinkler, and the container for the water; and two sets of stands and processional crosses.

The chalices were taken from a locked safe in the sacristy, which had a padlocked door. They were gifts from Kohler's family and a friend from his seminary when he was ordained in 1973.

Most Holy Trinity dates back to 1834 when it was the only English-speaking parish in Detroit; the present structure at Sixth and Porter was built in 1855. Kohler's been at the church since 1991.

"Our plea now is that we'd like the objects back," Kohler said, and "we would like the thieves to know who they're dealing with."

http://www.detnews.com/apps/pbcs.dll/ar ... /809090442
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Postby chad sexington » Wed Sep 10, 2008 10:11 am

Plastics, Detroit. Plastics.

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Re: Scrappers in Action

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Re: Scrappers in Action

Postby Ya Mar » Sat Aug 21, 2010 11:00 am

guest wrote:Image


You have got to be kidding.
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Re: Scrappers in Action

Postby Ansel Rakestraw » Mon Aug 23, 2010 7:51 am

Ya Mar wrote:
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You have got to be kidding.


Wow. Just wow.
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Re: Scrappers in Action

Postby D-Day » Tue Aug 24, 2010 3:21 am

Ansel Rakestraw wrote:
Ya Mar wrote:
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You have got to be kidding.


Wow. Just wow.


No media about this (News, Freep, newscasts)? How horrible.....
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Re: Scrappers in Action

Postby A-Dubs » Thu Aug 26, 2010 12:39 am

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You forgot something: http://fadeddetroit.blogspot.com/2010/08/theft.html :cry:
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Re: Scrappers in Action

Postby The Beav » Fri Aug 27, 2010 10:28 am

A-Dubs wrote:
guest wrote:Image

You forgot something: http://fadeddetroit.blogspot.com/2010/08/theft.html :cry:


Way to go guest. Now A-Dubs will have to put copyright statements on all the pix in the blog ala mauser/detroitfunk.
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Re: Scrappers in Action

Postby Andy » Wed Sep 08, 2010 6:18 am

Police have apprehended a not-so-light-fingered thief for stealing a light pole in Detroit.

According to WDIV-TV (Channel 4), the 58-year-old man was nabbed by police after the pole was spotted partially covered with a tarp in the back of the man's pickup truck.

Light poles for vehicular traffic can be up to 20 feet long.

The man -- who had a suspended driver's license -- was pulled over near Oakland and Ferris streets on Sunday. Police believe the man was planning on selling the pole for scrap metal. At this point, it's unknown where the pole was stolen from.

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