Re: theft from collection

Mike Boedicker (mboedicker@hotmail.com)
Thu, 6 Mar 2003 07:08:16 -0800 (PST)

Dennis,
Several years ago my predecessor found stolen library CDs at a local pawn
shop. The property labels hadn't even been removed. The pawn shop
"offered" to sell them back to the library for what the shop paid, until our
asst. director theatened to call the cops and then they were handed right
over. Don't think the original thief ever got nailed, however. But that's
small-scale compared to last year in Cleveland Heights (I think), where
literally hundreds of CDs and DVDs were stolen from the PL and sold in a
used CD store...

Mike Boedicker
Audiovisual Director & Webmaster
Danville Public Library
319 N. Vermilion, Danville, IL 61832
(217) 477-5223 ext. 123 / Fax: (217) 477-5230
mboedicker@hotmail.com
http://www.danville.lib.il.us

Date: Wed, 5 Mar 2003 15:16:29 EST
From: MileFilms@aol.com
To: videolib@library.berkeley.edu
Subject: Re: theft from collection
Message-ID: <6.b8354a6.2b97b51d@aol.com>

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Just out of curiosity, have you checked the local stores or done a search
on
ebay by location to see if you can discover who's stealing the DVDs?

Dennis Doros
Milestone Film & Video
PO Box 128
Harrington Park, NJ 07640
Phone: (800) 603-1104 or (201) 767-3117
Email: milefilms@aol.com
www.milestonefilms.com

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