Home Surveillance System Helps Nab Intruders
Two thieves were unaware that a home surveillance system was recording their every move when they decided to rob a Georgia home.
DADE COUNTY, Ga. – A home video surveillance system helped Dade County police nab two home intruders who stole several items from a local home.
Surveillance footage shows Ervin Morgan and Dustin McWain jumping out of a van to grab a grill from a home. One of the thieves returned to swipe a pair of shoes, a pressure washer and the hoses attached with the item. The duo was unaware that a home security system was recording their actions, WRCBtv.com reports.
The Dade County Sheriff’s Office decided to post surveillance images of the pair on its Facebook page and sent alerts alerts to surrounding sheriff departments.
A deputy from the neighboring Marion County recognized the two individuals at a Citgo gas station and alerted Dade County deputies.
The duo was arrested 11 hours after the initial crime. They told investigators they planned to sell the stolen property at the World’s Longest Yard Sale.
Authorities noted that they were able to return all of the stolen items back to the owner because of the measures she took to protect her home.
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