Police Arrest Vending Burglar Identified By Student At University Of Central Florida

Police at the University of Central Florida in Orlando, Fla. have arrested a man on campus after a student recognized him from his picture posted on campus, according to Central Florida Future, the student newspaper. For the full story, click here.  

Editor’s Insight: Posting pictures of people who have been videotaped robbing from vending machines is a good way to fight the pervasive problem of vending machine theft.

But the fact that this particular vending burglar was already arrested for burglarizing school vending machines indicates he did not receive sufficient punishment.

Vending organizations need to advocate stiffer punishments for vending burglars. 09-09-11 by Elliot Maras