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I was at a friends house, and had left my car unlocked. Someone took my 360, my 22" Westinghouse Monitor, and my Nintendo DS (With an R4ds).

I called the police and they fingerprinted my car and took a list of everything stolen.

Any suggestions on how to get anything back?
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go to every pawn shop your area

do you have serial #
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Have a bible?
    
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Originally Posted by littleims10 View Post
I was at a friends house, and had left my car unlocked. Someone took my 360, my 22" Westinghouse Monitor, and my Nintendo DS (With an R4ds).

I called the police and they fingerprinted my car and took a list of everything stolen.

Any suggestions on how to get anything back?
Well I hate to be the downer, but it was your fault for leaving the car unlocked and your valuables (supposedly) in plain sight.

As for getting your stuff back, the best scenario I can think of is if the police catch the guy breaking into another car, match fingerprints, then hopefully your stuff is still around with the crook.
    
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OUCH!!!
atleast you live in the US. if it was sweden the police would'nt do fingerprints. they are PRETTY useless here.
Hope you get everyting back in one piece.
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post #6 of 112
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I have the serial # of the xbox. I'll call the local EB games' and the pawn shops. Maybe it will turn up somewhere.

The 360 was in a backpack in my car, and the monitor was under a pillow. Nothing was in plain sight although I'm an idiot for leaving the car unlocked.
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If you have the serial numbers, I'd give them to all your local pawn shops. Then check back with them occasionally.
    
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post #8 of 112
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Originally Posted by The Mad Mule View Post
Well I hate to be the downer, but it was your fault for leaving the car unlocked and your valuables (supposedly) in plain sight.

As for getting your stuff back, the best scenario I can think of is if the police catch the guy breaking into another car, match fingerprints, then hopefully your stuff is still around with the crook.
No its absolutely not his fault its the fault of the POS who steal from PRODUCTIVE members of society. How in todays world can we assign any fault to a victim. We shouldn't have to lock doors, just because people are greedy and opportunistic...grrrr walking away.

EDIT: I am not meaning to pick specifically on you, its just I hear that all the time. He is not at fault, locked or not locked taking those items is wrong and as such he isn't wrong, niave maybe but not at fault.
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No its absolutely not his fault its the fault of the POS who steal from PRODUCTIVE members of society. How in todays world can we assign any fault to a victim. We shouldn't have to lock doors, just because people are greedy and opportunistic...grrrr walking away.

EDIT: I am not meaning to pick specifically on you, its just I hear that all the time. He is not at fault, locked or not locked taking those items is wrong and as such he isn't wrong, niave maybe but not at fault.
Yes, but we don't live in some dreamy utopia where everyone gets a long and respects one another do we now?

Be realistic, if you leave something out in public, common sense says lock it up. So, whilst i feel for the OP, i have to say it may have been prevented if he had locked the car.
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Originally Posted by lemans81 View Post
No its absolutely not his fault its the fault of the POS who steal from PRODUCTIVE members of society. How in todays world can we assign any fault to a victim. We shouldn't have to lock doors, just because people are greedy and opportunistic...grrrr walking away.

EDIT: I am not meaning to pick specifically on you, its just I hear that all the time. He is not at fault, locked or not locked taking those items is wrong and as such he isn't wrong, niave maybe but not at fault.
I do agree that we should not HAVE to lock away our possesions in fear that they will get nicked. Its terrible that society had to go in that direction that we have to live in fear and lock things away as we should not have to.

Unfortunately the world around us today means that if we want to protect our goods we need to lock everything. Its unfortunate you left your car unlocked though. As said I would check out all the local places that re-sell consoles or such hardware and ask to look at the serial numbers.

A crook will want to shift those goods FAST so its most likely elsewhere by now.
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