Thieves steal woman’s cabin


It’s devastating to come home and find your house has been burglarized, but imagine this: Josie-Ann Pilotte came home to find her home was stolen.

Pilotte was building a small cabin in the Yukon woods with her bare hands over a three week period as a cozy place to get away when she had the chance. She planned to move the 200-square-foot structure to another location, and it was almost done when, two weeks ago, she hiked with her dogs and found an empty space.  

She said in an interview, “I just wanted a little spot for me…The loss is devastating. All of my extra time and money went into this cabin.”

Police are still investigating. Small homes are sometimes easy targets for thieves with the right equipment.

Last year, a 70-foot-mobile home in upstate New York was lifted from a diner parking lot. Police say the owner came home from having emergency surgery and found their beloved home gone. No word on if it was ever recovered.

10 thoughts on “Thieves steal woman’s cabin

  1. Nothing. In Springfield IL. If you check the records you will find 3 or 4 homes stole. 3 &4 bedrooms stole. Several 2 car garages and other smaller property. As far as I ever heard. Only 1 was ever recovered. It was found by the owner as they were putting a brick front on it. Think of it a police force that can not find a full size house. Looking for little things. Or on the take to not find?

  2. Well if it’s any consolation, she can have my outhouse. (I’m one of the elite here because I have indoor plumbing)

  3. Wow, building house w/ her ‘bare hands’ not even gloves or tools, incredible lady!

    Oh, wait; it’s from LOL AOL.

  4. how much you wanna bet that the local city ordinance officer knows where it is

    water board? oh and I dont mean the people who regulate the drinking water

    its not far, and im sure either the locals know, or the local building , city ordinance people know something

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