Thieves take specialty lorry versed for male with ALS from Volusia County home
February 3, 2015 - als
Police in Orange City are acid for thieves who done off with thousands in medical apparatus of an aged male pang from ALS.
Tears ran down a face of Gerald Lewis, 76, as his wife, Mary, told Channel 9 how a thieves pennyless into their garage and stole thousands in grass apparatus and tools. Because Gerald suffers from ALS, he is incompetent to pronounce and is singular to transformation in usually one arm.
“It depletes your muscles and your ability,” pronounced Mary Lewis. “He can’t talk, since a muscles in his throat are gone.”
Mary Lewis pronounced she felt helpless, since a crooks had taken something distant some-more profitable to them both, their 2004 red Chevrolet truck, that was versed with thousands of dollars in medical apparatus used to ride Gerald.
The integrate knew something was wrong when Mary Lewis walked out of her home and beheld that a doorway was open, and all a appliances had been moved. When she went to open a garage door, she beheld a car was missing.
“I usually can’t fathom how anybody can be that low,” she said.
Mary pronounced a lorry was versed with dual rises to place her father and his wheelchair in and out of a vehicle. It was a usually means of travel she had to take him to and from alloy appointments.
“It’ll offshoot onto a sling. It’ll lift we adult and lift we over and put we in a seat,” she pronounced of a equipment.
As Mary Lewis cares for her husband, whom she described as a accessible male that was active until a day a crippling illness physically took over, it’s not a apparatus she’s mislaid that concerns her though a ability to caring for him, as he is now confined but a equipment.
“I usually wish a car back. Please usually move a car back,” she said.
Mary Lewis and her father pronounced they devise on investing in a notice system. She pronounced she is now operative with investigators to see if any neighbors saw anything suspicious.