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Arrest of Shopping Center Dumpster Diver

Posted by Blake Mitchell on Feb 7, 2019

Around 11:15 p.m., our trained security operators saw some
individuals loitering behind a shopping center in Brunswick, Georgia. One
suspect was seen crawling into the dumpster, followed minutes later by another
person. Because of the nature of their activity, our operators called the local

Officers arrived on the property with flashlights and
directed the trespassers to exit the dumpster. One of the suspects was arrested
and placed inside the squad car.

Dumpster diving on someone else’s property can often qualify
as trespassing and theft if anything is taken from the property. Liability can
also be a concern for property managers. If a trespasser gets injured on your
property, it is often up to you to prove you took reasonable care to prevent
access to certain areas.

Live video monitoring can help keep your
shopping center safe while minimizing liability and reducing costly guard