POSEN, Ill., Feb. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Two separate criminal events were open and shut cases for law enforcement when Corporate Safe Specialists' (CSS) products recorded on video a robber and a thief in separate incidents. Ed McGunn, President & CEO of CSS, stated, "These are the first times that safe locks have been used to identify perpetrators instead of closed-circuit television (CCTV). We look forward to successful convictions."
On May 29, 2007, a robber was waiting by a dumpster outside a Sonic franchise in Valdosta, Georgia as a cook took out trash after closing hours. The cook was held at gunpoint while the manager was forced to open the safe and empty its contents. The video event monitoring system captured the robber's images, which were used to positively identify the suspect at arraignment. "The function and premise of the product are excellent," commented Detective Ean Oliveto, the technical lead for the Valdosta Police Department. Eric Daugbwag, General Manager of the location said, "The product is great! I like it because it tracks money accurately and keeps everybody honest."
On November 12, 2007, Julie Lan, the store manager of the Sonic in
Starke, Florida opened the store's safe after closing hours to find all
bills deposited were missing. She notified Jeff Moreland, District Manager
of the McCans Sonic Group, as required by procedure. Mr. Moreland notified
law enforcement and asked Ms. Lan to remain on the premises. After
reviewing the video stored on the ACCS hard drive, Mr. Moreland went on to
say, "I thought the store manager had done it, but the video showed beyond
a doubt that it wasn't her." Ms. Lan reflected, "I'm glad that the video
proved I was innocent, because originally I was the suspect." The video
showed that the cook had entered the store's safe several times th
|SOURCE Corporate Safe Specialists|
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