Take Caution When Disposing Of Boxes That Identify Big-Ticket Gift Items


(24/7 News) -- Several law enforcement agencies in Central Ohio are warning residents to take precautions when disposing of boxes that could identify expensive holiday gifts.

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Sergeant Kristopher Settles of the Hilliard Police Department spoke yesterday about burglars who scope out the curbside trash of homeowners at the holidays for large boxes from new TVs, appliances, and other items that won't fit in the trash can.

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Authorities advise that residents break down their boxes and take them to recycling drop box locations.


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