Rash of thefts in Iron Duff community
A rash of thefts in the Iron Duff/Crabtree community has residents concerned.
John McCracken, who owns a mobile home park on Hyder Mountain Road, said while he hasn’t had anything stolen, those who rent from him have.
“I really feel sorry for these guys. They work like dogs to make a living for their family, particularly this one guy who does landscaping, carpenter work and is just a jack of all trades. He had a lot of tools and they stole everything he had to work with. He’s really in a hard place. It is just terrible what some idiots do to get money.”
McCracken said four homes in the area had items stolen. One guy lost a brand new wood splitter valued at $2,300 that was stored under his front porch. Another lost a table saw and several chain saws, along with portable air compressors and ...