“If we have to have this open from 8 in the morning to 4 in the afternoon, anybody can help themselves and steal you blind,” he said.
KCRA 3 made numerous attempts to chase down the authors of the notice, but the Auburn Greens Unit 1 Homeowner’s Association has so far refused to comment on the matter. A legal expert contacted by the station said that while the policy isn’t illegal by the book, a judge would likely strike it down as unreasonable if residents were to challenge it in court.
That’s not much comfort to people like nine-year-old Jason, who told Fox 40 he’s “still a little worried” about his stuff getting stolen.
“I don’t think it’s a good idea because they are going to steal my bike,” he said. “I’ve got an electric scooter, I’ve got an electric wheelchair, I’ve got all kinds of stuff. So, I just don’t think it’s very good to have it open.”