KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Amanda Bushong realizes it’s a longshot, but she’s offering a $5,000 reward for the return of her stolen safe. It’s packed with highly valuable trinkets ranging from rare coins and stamps to a lock of hair from Alexander Hamilton.
“That was the furthest thing from my mind, that somebody would come in and steal a 500-pound safe that’s in your garage. It was hidden in the garage,” Bushong said.
But that’s precisely what happened at 3:30 a.m. Thursday at Bushong’s home off Vivion Road in the Northland.
A neighbor’s surveillance camera captured images of men in a white SUV who picked the lock on Bushong’s husband’s car and then opened the garage door with the garage remote in the car.
“They picked the lock to it, open the garage, and like I said, waited to see if anyone came out and nobody did,” Bushong said. “Our lovely basset hound, who hears everything, did not hear…