Solar Electricity Makes For Sustainable Burglars

Any savings gained by using solar electricity is offset by paying for security patrols & surveillance cameras.

“The cost of metal has declined significantly,” said Brandy Swain, a San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Department Crime Prevention Specialist. “It looks like solar panels are becoming the new hot item to steal.”

More than $400,000 worth of solar panels have been stolen from vineyards in Napa County, alone.

Solar Electricity Makes For Sustainable Burglars