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Laptops stolen from Addison Elementary

Original post made on Nov 14, 2008

Addison Elementary School library looked normal last Saturday, until a teacher noticed that six laptops were missing from the laptop cart. Six laptops had also been stolen from Addison a month prior. Both thefts happened after school hours without forced entry, according to police.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Friday, November 14, 2008, 9:51 AM

Comments (5)

Posted by Janet, a resident of Barron Park
on Nov 14, 2008 at 1:57 pm

I'm so sorry to hear this is happening. John Lents is a great principal and Addison is a fine school. What a shame for someone to steal from them.

Posted by Fire the Janitors, a resident of Midtown
on Nov 14, 2008 at 2:14 pm

Watch out for the janitors they leave doors unlocked for their friends to enter. I know, this happened twice at my place of work and stopped when the janitors were fired.

Posted by stretch, a resident of another community
on Nov 14, 2008 at 5:51 pm

How about a camera aimed at the cabinet. Sounds like an inside job, eh?

Posted by Jon, a resident of Leland Manor/Garland Drive
on Nov 15, 2008 at 12:25 pm

Ok first off, blaming the janitors outright without any evidence is completely unfair. Many of the ones I have known throughout my time in PAUSD are wonderful people with fascinating stories of their lives. Most of them are honest and hard working. They could be considered suspects given the information, but as far as ANYONe is concerned, they are innocent until proven guilty.

And in my experience with the laptop carts, I've seen the combination on those locks multiple times, and teachers aren't always as careful until after these things happen.

PA Online needs to start banning IPs of people spamming racist remarks in the other stories intead of closing the comment section.

Posted by Bill, a resident of Greenmeadow
on Nov 15, 2008 at 1:21 pm

> "We're considering implementing cameras," Lents said.

There was hundreds of thousands of dollars in the Measure A project lists for surveillance cameras.

So .. where has this money gone? When are the cameras that have been paid for going to be installed?

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