Mobile Police sharing surveillance video of a trio pulling in to Rich's Car Wash on Hillcrest just after closing on June 11th.
"They were just helping themselves to anything they could. When I saw the video I thought -- the audacity... That was pretty brave on their part... Considering it was still daylight and there were cameras everywhere -- that they didn't seem to notice," said Jason Few, Rich's Car Wash Service Manager.
Watching the video, the managers were floored. The man and two women sticking around for about an hour and a half and breaking into a shed. As they swiped tools and equipment, the GM says there was evidence they've likely done this before.
"When we were looking at them in the cameras they were pulling out TVs and other items from their truck. We kind of assumed we weren't the first stop along the way," said Scott Clark, Rich's Car Wash General Manager.
It didn't take long to identify them. Arrested were 32-year-old Brandon English, 40-year-old Althea Collier. MPD is still looking for 28-year-old Kasia White.
"The day after you aired it... the phone calls started coming in people calling giving us names, addresses... This is who it is, this is where you can find them. Some folks said --hey, I've had problems with them before," said Few.
Now facing some serious charges, it's proof investing in security systems pays off.
"More and more places have cameras. They're getting cheaper and cheaper. You're not going to get away with what you used to get away with," said Clark.
"There's somebody always watching. When it comes to social media... And the power of live TV -- you're going to get caught," said Few.
Keep those videos coming. If you have footage of people "Caught in the Act" -- we want to see it. Email it to us at firstname.lastname@example.org. We may show it in our newscast.
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