Recovered Stolen Property Includes Electronics
The Canon City, Colorado Daily record reports on 8-27-2012 that an investigation into 20 burglaries of storage units and businesses in Fremont, Custer and Chaffee counties in Colorado has led to the arrest of two suspects. The area is southwest of Colorado Springs.
Fremont County detectives recovered an estimated $200,000 worth of stolen property from two large self-storage units in Fremont County. Detectives have so far been able to return only $20,000 worth of the confiscated goods back to owners who had filed police reports.
Property waiting to be returned to its rightful owners, if they can be identified, includes motorcycles, a trailer mounted welder, tools, sporting goods, electronics, firearms, collectibles and household goods.
Valued At More Than $180,000
With more than $180,000 worth of recovered items still unclaimed, detectives ask that anyone who has rented a storage unit in Fremont or surrounding counties check their property and report any missing items to police in their local area.
Theft victims who have filed a police report may call 719- 276-5620 for information on viewing the property.
Know What To Look For
This story illustrates the importance of knowing what to look for when renting a secure self storage unit, as well as proper insurance which would cover theft of any valuable items. Renting a self storage unit from a provider with good security will greatly lessen the chances of theft, and proper insurance coverage will protect you in the event the unthinkable should happen.