AUSTIN, TEXAS - Suspect Arrested on Construction Property for Theft

December 27th, 2021 | By SentriForce

AUSTIN – Suspect arrested on Construction Property for theft

The last thing you want after Christmas break is coming back to a construction project that is missing expensive heavy equipment. Unfortunately, theft is more active around the holidays as construction thieves know that most job sites will be inactive and unguarded. In this video, a criminal was determined to steal from a construction project with obvious signs of security anyways.

Last Minute Christmas Shopping Gone Wrong

2 days before Christmas, SentriForce detected unauthorized activity on the construction property. A suspect was seen attempting to move heavy construction equipment. SentriForce monitoring personnel engaged audible alarms and dispatched Austin Police Department to the location. The suspect proceeded to remain on the property.

Austin Police Department Arrives

Shortly after, police officers arrived at the location and made visual contact with the suspect. The suspect attempted to hide the heavy equipment and change the narrative of their activity, before they were arrested.

Police officers escorted the suspect to their vehicle for further questioning 

With SentriForce monitoring as a witness, along with video evidence, this criminal has no chance of lying their way out of this one.

SentriForce’s Mission

Our mission at SentriForce is to provide risk mitigation and asset protection. 

Construction sites are commonly targeted for criminal activities such as theft and vandalism. When your project suffers a loss, it costs money, time, missed deadlines, and causes enormous frustration, resulting in a negative financial impact.

Having the right security systems in place is critical for construction projects of all sizes, as it can help reduce losses and deter crime. With Managed Video Surveillance, the security surveillance system deployed on your property is expertly designed to meet the needs and vulnerabilities of your project.

For more information on managed video surveillance solutions and how it can help your construction jobsite, contact us today.

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