Surprisingly, nothing in the van had been taken.
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“All the contents were in there that we were donating to Goodwill, such as a TV, mixer,” he said.
But they did find something that didn’t belong, the object that someone used to break out the window.
“We noticed there was an 1800 Tequila bottle that was laying right there in the middle of the van,” Patterson said.
He called the Huber Heights Police Division to file a report, and now is hoping the culprit can be caught.
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“Several of our neighbors do have surveillance cameras that were aimed at the driveway at three different angles,” Patterson said.
Now, the Pattersons said they plan to meet with neighbors and police in the coming days to get a neighborhood watch program started.