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Arrest of Trespasser Doing Some Late-Night Browsing

Posted by Jeff Purtell on January 14, 2022

Most dealerships encourage nighttime browsing of their inventory areas. These dealerships realize that many vehicle shoppers don’t want to be approached by a salesperson when they are initially looking at a potential purchase. However, when suspicious and questionable behaviors…

Trespasser Caught Entering Multiple Vehicles on Dealership Lot

Posted by Jeff Purtell on December 13, 2021

As with most retail businesses, automotive dealerships have set hours in which they operate. During those hours dealerships are highly active with many different activities taking place. One key driver of dealership profits is customers bringing in their vehicles for service…

Trespasser Caught inside Jeep at Automotive Dealership

Posted by Jeff Purtell on December 9, 2021

When you own or operate an automotive dealership, your main goal is to sell and service customer vehicles. However, while working hard to attract customers to your lot, you often do not present a very hardened target against theft, therefore drawing criminals in after hours. In…

How to Best Protect Your Dealership During Long Closures and Holidays

Posted by Jeff Purtell on December 7, 2021

According to the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, crime tends to peak during challenging times. Using data from the police in 15 countries, the study shows a link between economic crisis and crime. Such times see an increase in robberies, homicides, and car thefts.…

What Are the Best Security Systems for Automotive Dealerships?

Posted by Jeff Purtell on December 2, 2021

Car thefts surged to new levels in 2020 as most of the world dealt with the global pandemic and resulting economic impacts. Unfortunately, 2021 hasn't fared much better for auto theft statistics, though the drivers have changed. In 2020, auto thefts increased by almost 10…

Trespasser Arrested at Dealership after Entering a Vehicle

Posted by Jeff Purtell on November 23, 2021

Vehicle dealerships’ merchandise is usually parked on open lots that are exposed to the public. In most cases, automotive dealerships are not even surrounded by perimeter fencing. Many use short gates to present an inviting customer experience, which is not enough to keep…

Texas Catalytic Converter Thieves Arrested at Auto Dealership

Posted by Jeff Purtell on November 12, 2021

Catalytic converter thefts across the nation are surging. With precious metals contained inside, they are highly desired by thieves who are quite adept at stealing them. In this month’s video, Stealth helped deter a catalytic converter theft on an automotive dealership’s…

This Is What You Need to Help Protect Your Business Equipment

Posted by Jeff Purtell on November 12, 2021

Thieves can have a huge impact on a business with just one theft of equipment and supplies. If the right things are stolen, it can bring the work to a standstill and the business won't be able to provide services to customers. Just one instance of stealing lawn equipment can…