LEE'S SUMMIT, Mo. - A local record label working with some famous acts is the victim of a big theft - and it was all caught on camera.
Security footage shows two men making off with two lamp posts at a recording studio in Lee's Summit, Mo.
"We're just not the people to steal from," said Strange Music President and CEO Travis O'Guin. "We caught them backing up and the two gentlemen jumping out and helping themselves to our $6,000 worth of lamp posts."
Police believe the men, who have not been caught, are likely scrap metal thieves.
"They're going to get $50, $75 or whatever the going rate is for aluminum, and I'm going to be left with $3,000 a piece replacing them," said O'Guin.
Strange Music is putting the finishing touches on the new recording studio. It's a $2 million project filled with plenty of expensive recording equipment.
That's why the suspects would be hard pressed not to show up on camera. In all, Strange Music has equipped the new studio with 32 of them, rolling inside and outside the building.
"With high profile artists like Tech N9ne, Brotha Lynch Hung and Kutt Calhoun and Krizz Kaliko, all these guys, we want to make sure we see what's going on at all times of the day," said O'Guin.
For the record label, $6,000 is not a huge loss. They just want to make sure the thieves are stopped before they strike again.
If you have any information, contact Lee's Summit Police at 816-969-1752.
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