Newsletter: Warehouse Thief Helps Himself & Is Arrested

Posted by Amy Hite on June 29, 2017

Industrial Catch of the Month Newsletter: Warehouse Thief Helps Himself & Is Arrested

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A Los Angeles thief thinks this scrap metal center provides free takeout. It doesn’t. Thanks to Stealth live video monitoring, what it does serve up is a chance for up to three years for second degree burglary at a California county jail.

Watch the Video: Scrap Metal Burglar Arrested

At 8:42am a man gains unauthorized access to a scrap metal recycling property. The suspect rummages through an outdoor yard surrounded by wooden crates and loose parts. A video security operator activates an on-site speaker warning. The suspect remains on the industrial property. The remote video monitor calls the Los Angeles area local police.

The suspect makes several trips to pick up copper and other parts and take them away. The police arrive and inspect the site.

The thief starts to run when he sees a police officer behind a fence. He quickly gives up and surrenders himself to police custody. He jumps over the fence and lays down on the ground while being handcuffed.

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Stealth Monitoring and UCIT Online are the leader in live video surveillance in the U.S. and Canada with over 400 employees, 9 offices, and 3 live video monitoring control centers. Stealth proactive video monitoring watches over 15,000 cameras and can detect and deter crime in cities across the U.S. and Canada while reducing security guard and other expenses. Stealth’s virtual security guard service can reduce or even replace security guards at a fraction of the cost. A remote surveillance Stealth operator can see unusual activity near a self-storage unit, activate a speaker warning, and call the local police.

Please call toll-free (866) 382-3873 or contact Stealth today for more information on proactive security video surveillance to protect your shopping center. Visit our web site to see actual videos of criminals being apprehended at a range of commercial businesses