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Pompano Beach business owner asks for public’s help after thieves steal work trailer – WSVN 7News | Miami News, Weather, Sports

POMPANO BEACH, FLA. (WSVN) – A thief pushed to steal rode off with another person’s property in Pompano Beach, and the victims mentioned they don’t imagine this was a random crime.

“This is where the trailer was,” mentioned David Girard, whose trailer was stolen.

The parking spot at Girard’s business has sat empty for the final month after he mentioned somebody stole one among his work trailers.

“We have the wheel locks. We have the locks on the door,” mentioned Girard.

Unfortunately, it wasn’t sufficient to cease the crooks again on March 24.

“This lock has teeth on the bottom. They cut off our locks off the trailer, and then just pulled into the parking lot, hooked up the trailer and took off like it was their trailer,” mentioned Girard.

This all befell round 1:40 a.m. Cameras captured a white pick-up truck driving as much as the trailers. A person is seen getting out of the truck, and it takes off quickly after.

“I reckon it took two minutes, total,” mentioned Girard.

Girard owns the hurricane impression window and door set up company together with his dad and brother. They mentioned not solely did the thieves steal a custom-made $5,000 trailer with greater than $1,000 price of instruments inside, however on a regular basis it’s gone, it prices them time and money.

“It’s slowed down productivity around here because we use that trailer everyday,” mentioned Girard.

Girard is asking for the neighborhood’s help. He mentioned individuals ought to look out for a customization particular to his trailer, some metallic items added to the highest, one thing he hopes provides away the thieves and helps brings again his gear.

“You know, we had our struggles, but we made it through the past two years, and then for something like this, it’s just incredibly unfortunate,” mentioned Girard.

Girard has added extra safety measures, together with some extra locks, in hopes that it deters different individuals from doing the identical factor. He has additionally filed a police report.

If you may have any info on this trailer’s whereabouts, name Pompano Beach Police or Broward County Crime Stoppers at 954-493-TIPS. Remember, you possibly can at all times stay nameless, and chances are you’ll be eligible for a reward of as much as $5,000.

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