Over the last few months, there has been an increase in thefts around Rochester and surrounding communities. The suspects are targeting vehicles and stealing catalytic converters, or the vehicle itself it it's left running. These thefts can cause victims nearly $2,000 in repair costs.
Follow these tips to deter theft from happening around your business and keep your property protected.
Always keep vehicles parked in well-lit areas when possible.
Park close to a building entrance or to the nearest access road when parking in a lot
Consider installing motion activated lights on the outside of your home or business
If vehicles are on your lot for an extended amount of time, start the engine daily to know if there is a loud roar. This could be an indication the converter has been stolen.
Have a professionally installed video surveillance system and stay connected no matter where you are.
Being a victim of a theft often makes you feel worried, angry and scared. Don't be a statistic for theft. Consider installing a video surveillance system by Custom Alarm which helps you to:
- Deter theft
- Stay connected and view cameras remotely from anywhere at anytime
- Receive alerts and notifications and be in the know when something happens.
Parking Lot Cameras can help keep an eye on who is coming and going.