One victim of theft, fights back and then turns to Craigslist to tell the suspect he's ready for him to come back.
Neighbors say they're surprised by the recent thefts because they're used to being able to leave their doors and cars unlocked.
But when it comes to an intruder, neighbors support one another in defending, what's theirs.
"They're elderly like me and my husband and if someone had tried to attack me or Lou, we wouldn't have ever hurt anyone that's just something we don't believe in, but we would have fought to defend ourselves and I think he did the right thing," neighbor Debbie Wongler said.
Police say they've seen a number of thefts in several neighborhoods. Police say they believe multiple suspects are stealing items in order to re-sell or trade them for drugs.
Many of the items are stolen from garages, sheds and unlocked cars.
Debbie lives across the street from two of the targeted homes and said some of the stolen goods ended up in her yard.
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