Received my Old Abe News yesterday.
I was surprised to learn of so many eagles stolen this year.
Listed is Harry Klines eagle stolen the week of March 4th.
May 26-27, a 4 foot eagle stolen from Waring, TX Volunteer Fire Dept.
June 9-10, an eagle stolen from a Case Family Dealership.
June 8-10 an eagle stolen from a car dealership.
There was no mention of Tom Graverson's eagle which was stolen just a few weeks ago.
If whoever is stealing these eagles gets caught, maybe it would be appropriate to have them tarred and feathered and chained to a Case eagle in the middle of the town square for a few days.
I know that kind of common sense justice is lost in todays world, but what can we do to deter the loss of eagles? Are they serial numbered?
Would it make any difference if they were?
I once thought there should be an owners registry to publicly keep track of them, but theres to many ways for a theif to get around that by simply removing serial numbers and repainting. Worst of all, a registry just tells the theif who has one and where to go pick it up. No different than telling the government how many guns you have and where you keep them. Not gonna happeen.
So any ideas out there?