Villager checking on leaky roof discovers disappearance of ladder from his home

An 81-year-old Villager who had been checking on leaky roof discovered the disappearance of a ladder from his home.

The Villager went to the Lady Lake Police Department on Tuesday to report that the 10-foot aluminum ladder had been taken from his home in the 700 block of Sharon Drive in the Village of Silver Lake.

He had noticed a leak in his roof and had used the ladder to make repairs with the assistance of his neighbor. He had left the ladder standing against the side of his carport.

The ladder, valued at $159, has orange paint spots, according to an incident report from the police department.