Police Recover Stolen Defibrillators
December 31, 2009
COLUMBUS, Ohio — Police say five defibrillators recently stolen from central Ohio hospitals have turned up at a secondhand store.
Columbus police say the lifesaving heart devices were recovered Wednesday on a tip from someone who had seen them and heard about the thefts. Detective Brian Lacy says the shopkeeper is cooperating and didn’t know the equipment was stolen.
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The store’s price was $4,000.
Lacy says investigators are focusing on a man arrested Dec. 24 at a third hospital and charged with burglary when he was allegedly found with three laptop computers in a suitcase.
Information from: The Columbus Dispatch, http://www.dispatch.com
December 31, 2009 01:58 PM EST
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