Thieves steal trailer full of expensive tools in Pompano Beach

POMPANO BEACH, Florida. – Alarms, security devices and cameras did nothing to stop a pair of thieves from stealing a trailer with thousands of dollars worth of tools from a local contractor in Pompano Beach.

The brazen heist happened on Saturday morning outside an industrial warehouse near Powerline Road and Copans Road.

The thieves took their time, even using a grinder to remove the trailer hitch lock, sending sparks flying.

All the while, an automated message from the motion camera system kept ringing: “Hi! You are currently registered.

The contractor, who asked to remain anonymous, said he parked his loaded trailers outside the warehouse ahead of a big commercial job in Palm Beach County.

The crooks stole the new trailer, worth about $4,500, with thousands of dollars worth of power and hand tools inside.

“Basically anything and everything I would need for the job,” the entrepreneur said.

Cameras caught the duo in a white two-door van.

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The owner said he was frustrated, adding that he was a hard worker and just wanted to be able to do his job and support his family.

The Broward Sheriff’s Office is investigating and anyone with information is asked to call BSO immediately. Anonymous information can be provided by calling Broward Crime Stoppers at 954-493-8477.

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