Thursday, October 23, 2014

Guardian Alarm Security Cameras Leads to Criminal Arrest

"TOLEDO, OH (Toledo News Now)

Toledo Police have identified two men caught on camera stealing scrap metal from a south Toledo business.

The suspects, Joshua Schnabel and Michael Coffman were tracked down thanks to a Crime Stopper tip and records from a scrap yard.

Schnabel was arrested over the weekend, Coffman just after 10 a.m. Tuesday. Police believe both men are the ones seen in the surveillance video released on Friday.

The video shows two men taking $1,600 worth of scrap metal from the We Are Ribs catering business in south Toledo. They take parts of the ac unit, siding and a even a freezer.

Police believe this is not the first time the two suspects have targeted a local business for scrap metal and they may be responsible for other thefts in the area.

Both men are facing breaking and entering charges along with vandalism charges."