Police Arrest Vending Burglar Posing As Vending Repair Technician In St. Joseph, Mich.

A vending thief who claimed to be a vending repair technician was arrested in Hanson Township, Mich. after employees at a vending location became suspicious and called the vending operator, according to The Herald Palladium in St. Joseph, Mich.

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Editor's Insight: This story underscores the need for vending operators to have policies for their service and to make customers aware of what these policies are. In this Hanson Township, Mich. location, the employees knew enough to be suspicious of an unannounced visit by a repair technician.

However, it appears that other vending locations were "serviced" by this individual prior to his arrest. 01-03-11 Elliott Maras