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Published:June 9th, 2013 13:44 EST

500 Pound Safe Stolen From Florida Home

By Robert Paul Reyes

"When Albert Owler got a call from his neighbor telling him his house had got broken into, the first thing that crossed his mind was "at least we`ve got the safe.`


It was a 500-pound steel safe that cost $1,000 and took four men and a hand cart to get into his Dania Beach home. It was bolted to the floor of a back bedroom.

The crafty burglars managed to pry the safe lose. To add insult to injury, the burglars used Owler`s own tools."

Miami Herald

The monster safe held 17 years` worth of birthday and anniversary jewelry gifts for Owler`s wife, and a dozen guns.

I`m guessing the homeowner boasted to his friends and neighbors about his huge safe, and some of them decided to rob him.

Burglars usually don`t work in a team of four and they don`t usually bring along a hand cart, unless that is, they know that the home they`re breaking into has a colossal safe.

The bad guys managed to carry the massive safe out of the house; they have all the time in the world to figure out how to break it open.

Moral of this story: Even a safe isn`t safe from burglars. Buy a good insurance policy.

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