Thieves roar in Los Angeles
Dozens of freight trains are being targeted every day by thieves in Los Angeles and thieves are systematically stopping trains and stealing items for online delivery and throwing them on their cartoon railway tracks. According to the report, thousands of products going for online delivery are being looted every day and it seems that those who have ordered their goods are never coming. Many major mail order and courier companies in the United States have been badly affected by the theft.
The work of many companies was affected
Amazon, Target, UPS And FedEx companies have been hit hard by the scourge of thieves, and in the last few months, thieves have stolen goods worth millions of rupees. However, it is not that the police are not taking swift action, the police are also taking swift action but it is not having any effect on the intentions of the thieves. The situation around the railway tracks in Los Angeles is so tense that many of his videos and pictures are going viral on social media.
How do thieves steal from trains?
According to the report, the thieves are hiding near the railway line and as soon as a freight train starts passing, it is either stopped or waited for to stop. As soon as a freight train stops, the thieves get on the freight train and break the locks of the freight train easily with the help of bolt cutters. After breaking the locks, the thieves climb into the boxes of the goods vehicles and start stealing the goods which weigh less. Thieves do not touch items that are difficult to sell or items that are very cheap. Thieves target only small and expensive items and unload them from the wagon, and after unloading the goods, the hawkers leave and flee.
Huge increase in theft
According to the report, Rail Operators Union Pacific has seen a 160 percent increase in thefts in Los Angeles County since December 2020. At the same time, according to the AFP report, the number of thefts in October 2021 has increased by 356 percent compared to October 2020. Along with the incidents of looting, attacks on employees on duty in moving vehicles are also taking place and the incidents of looting have also increased significantly. More recently, in the form of Christmas, a time when people have been shopping heavily, thefts have increased significantly, and in the last quarter of 2021, an average of over 90 containers were smashed every day in Los Angeles County.
Rail companies are afraid to run
According to the report, train companies in Los Angeles are now afraid to run trains and shipping companies say that thefts have increased significantly in the last few months. At the same time, Union Pacific, one of the largest railroad companies in the United States, has said that thefts are making it difficult for them to operate trains, and that rail companies are now moving goods via the Los Angeles route. Are unable to Are avoiding. At least 100 hijackers have been arrested in the past three months for looting and stealing trains, according to Union Pacific.