If my assumptions are correct, there is a growing vampire problem in San Marcos.
Someone put this in the trash can outside the laundromat.
This is clearly a wooden stake.
And it is clearly a sign that someone is stashing stakes in discreet places around the area.
Just in case.
From the comments:
Andrew: if it were a real problem, either a) it would have remained with the prior owner or b) the pointy end would be covered with remnants of a prior use.
Zero: It’s always good to have a weapons cache (was my thinking).
I mean, you can’t just go indiscriminately carrying wooden stakes around! O_O