I recently drove home to Lakeside on the 67 so I could stop at Sarita’s taco shop for a burrito. While stopped at the 67/Mapleview intersection, a truck caught my eye. A repo truck. You know the one — full-sized American steel with a low-profile tow rack in the bed, the claws of which protrude out of the tailgate like a perturbed crab looking to pinch...pinch a car.

The truck was moving quickly across the 7-Eleven parking lot with the stinger arm extended. Right turn, reverse, and just like that, the silver BMW was hooked up. I pulled in to the 7-Eleven parking lot as the driver got out and went to the driver’s side window. I parked in front of Sarita’s, two or three storefronts down, and realized the hooked-up car was occupied!

A young lady got out of the car, opened a rear door of the car, and grabbed an infant that had been strapped in a car seat. The young lady seemed to speak politely to the repo man and then get in his truck.

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tinastar Feb. 5, 2010 @ 1:02 a.m.

that is illegal and any "good" repo man should know that I would sue or at least raise hell.


PistolPete Feb. 5, 2010 @ 1:10 a.m.

LULZ @ that being illegal. What exactly is illegal about a Repo man doing his job? Sue? Puhleeze! Raise hell? Yeah. That'll do ya ALOT of goodwink wink. Methinks tinastar has been watching too much Operation Repo.


Robert Johnston Feb. 5, 2010 @ 12:27 p.m.

If you don't pay now--you pay more later...much more. LPR


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