ALAMEDA (CBS SF) – An East Bay family’s belongings were ransacked over the weekend after someone stole a U-Haul van they had packed and were ready to drive to Utah, Alameda County sheriff’s officials said Monday.
The van was found Monday around 5:30 p.m. in Oakland and the family was going through their things. Some family heirlooms were still in the truck, according to the sheriff’s office.READ MORE: Elderly Asian Woman Stabbing Attack Triggers Blame Game Between San Francisco DA, Police Officers Assn
Luke and Tiffany Purcell and their two children were planning to leave for Utah this weekend. Their moving van was packed, and they had planned to finish vacating their Cameron Street home in Castro Valley to head back to Utah, where they once lived.READ MORE: 1 Taken To Hospital, 2 Vehicles Damaged In Vegetation Fire Along Highway 101 In San Jose
The van was stolen sometime after midnight Friday outside the front of their home.MORE NEWS: Snakes by the Planes: Endangered San Francisco Species Found Thriving in Wetlands at SFO
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