Photo courtesy Brittney Mariani A would-be cat burglar left a climbing rope behind after trying to break-in through the roof of the Grants Pass GameStop store last week. The attempt was unusual but not unheard of, police say.
By Zoe Morgan of the Daily Courier
It was like a scene from a movie: Someone tried to break into the Grants Pass GameStop last week by breaking a hole in the roof and lowering a rope down.
"Our store assistant leader comes in at 9 o'clock in the morning and sees a [ceiling] panel on the floor and a rope hanging down," said Brittney Mariani, a supervisor at the store, located at 144 N.E. Terry Lane near Walmart.
GASQUET, Calif. — Two young people killed in a crash last week on the Redwood Highway were from Grants Pass, not O'Brien, according to the California Highway Patrol.
Driver Casey Wagoner, 17, and passenger Madrone "Brook" Jackson died Thursday when their 2001 Volkswagen Jetta ran off the highway 5 miles north of Gasquet, hit a tree, and went into the Middle Fork Smith River.
The Del Norte County Sheriff's Office originally reported the victims were from the O'Brien area. Read More »
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