Kerry Schuller heard noise coming from outside her home in the Vancouver Heights neighborhood in the early morning hours on Friday. It was a thief or thieves stealing her old, custom-painted travel trailer.
Schuller said she thought the racket was something much more benign. Possibly, a newspaper carrier. But when she arose, her beloved possession was missing from the side of her house.
She does not lock the camper beyond a series of safeguards. The Classic Terry travel trailer has seen more than two decades of use on the road, and its exterior is decorated with paintings and words meaningful to Schuller.
“It’s very old and very personal, because it’s all decorated. So, I wouldn’t have suspected that anyone cared for it. But, they must have,” she said.
Her neighbor also heard a noise outside around 3:30 a.m. Schuller said the neighbor told her that she thought she was prepping