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Salt Theft in Monmouth County New Jersey!!

Discussion in 'Ice Management' started by rcn971, Jan 15, 2014.

  1. rcn971

    rcn971 Senior Member
    Messages: 213

    Went to one of my sites this afternoon and realized that almost half of the bin was empty. Glanced over at loader and noticed it was parked in the same space but in the opposite direction! Some scumbags came in and loaded up I'd guess around a tandems worth of salt with my loader. There are no less than (30) cameras on the roof, so hopefully there were as stupid as they were ballsy to do this. People suck!
  2. Dogplow Dodge

    Dogplow Dodge PlowSite Veteran
    from NJ
    Messages: 3,699

    They used your loader, and didn't steal the it ?

    I guess the salt is a lot cheaper to replace, huh ?

    Yeah.... they suck.
  3. Fourbycb

    Fourbycb Senior Member
    Messages: 578

    Dont Trust anyone East of the Mississippi
  4. rcn971

    rcn971 Senior Member
    Messages: 213

    Luckily for me, they didn't take the loader. Not a popular brand.....so the risk vs reward probably not worth it as it would take forever to part out. Even luckier for me that the salt is supplied to me by the contract holder so I didn't personally take a hit on the salt.

    Can't wait to go through the camera footage though.....be like one of those crime lab tv shows.
  5. grandview

    grandview PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 14,609

    It was Christie's other aide who did it.
  6. cj7plowing

    cj7plowing Senior Member
    Messages: 404

    wow what town? hopefully you got them on camera and can out them here ...
  7. JimMarshall

    JimMarshall Senior Member
    from NW PA
    Messages: 786

    Hopefully someone saw them and can get a description of the vehicle.

    Maybe they are affected by a storage and planning to replace it when they get their delivery?
  8. Mr.Markus

    Mr.Markus PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,782

    I was going to say 49th Parallel...

    Maybe the guy who bought it for you needed it elsewhere......
  9. Maine_Train

    Maine_Train Senior Member
    Messages: 462

    Yeah, you can often hear guys like that before you see them, because their big brass ones are clanging together. Thievin' bastitches. :mad:

    Here's hoping your cameras got a good look at faces and plate numbers and whatever else will lead to them getting convicted.
  10. CityGuy

    CityGuy PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 17,220

    Wow. Staling bobcats, plows, trucks, now salt? What is this world coming too?
  11. rcn971

    rcn971 Senior Member
    Messages: 213

    It was in Neptune, at a very busy location. I'm pretty sure you also work in Neptune. I called a couple of my other friends that have salt bins on their site to let them know. I will definitely out them on here if we can catch them on the video.
  12. Dogplow Dodge

    Dogplow Dodge PlowSite Veteran
    from NJ
    Messages: 3,699

    Yup.... and they're already in hiding by now, so good luck getting an interview.
  13. Dogplow Dodge

    Dogplow Dodge PlowSite Veteran
    from NJ
    Messages: 3,699

    Glad to hear that you didn't take the loss.

    Is it possible that it was the cooks from Pete and Eldas and they're desperate for seasonings for their win a t-shirt pie that's so popular there. The pizza is kind of "cardboard-ish" and they really don't like giving those shirts away anymore...... even though you pay for them with the increased price in the pie.

  14. rcn971

    rcn971 Senior Member
    Messages: 213

    Was never a fan of the pizza over there....never quite got the attraction of eating a paper towel with cheese on it. Was always into Vesuvios in Belmar which unfortunately closed down for good after the storm last year.
  15. Dogplow Dodge

    Dogplow Dodge PlowSite Veteran
    from NJ
    Messages: 3,699

    I will never go back to P&E's, as the food sucked. Good description, BTW.

    My favorite joint is Federicos on the main street in Belmar. We used to go there once a week until my wife decided we liked another pizza joint much closer to home.:eek:
  16. fireball

    fireball PlowSite.com Veteran
    Messages: 545

    hopefully, your cameras don't show a bunch of Swed's from Lillyhammer
  17. John_DeereGreen

    John_DeereGreen 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,919

    Fleetmatics, or another GPS system might not be a bad idea either. It lets you set alarms when equipment moves outside certain preset time and distance ranges.

    A local competitor had a truck, trailer, and skid steer stolen and the police were able to catch him and pull him over before he even knew that anyone knew he stole the stuff, he didn't stand a chance.
  18. Dogplow Dodge

    Dogplow Dodge PlowSite Veteran
    from NJ
    Messages: 3,699

    How long did it take them to catch you ?

  19. Maine_Train

    Maine_Train Senior Member
    Messages: 462

    Anything good on the cameras?

    The guy who runs this company in TX has been helping me with information about the DeWalt GPS tracker that a PlowSite member mentioned in another thread. The tracker probably won't help with stolen salt, unless they made off with a tandem with a tracker on it, but one or more of their locks might keep thieves from using your own loader to rip you off. (Or from swiping the loader.)
  20. rcn971

    rcn971 Senior Member
    Messages: 213

    They have not gotten back to us yet.