KCMO cameras capture more than illegal dumping

May 30, 2019 - 2:48 pm

Kansas City, MO - Security cameras installed at at illegal dump sites in the city are capturing images of more serious crimes.

Cameras are posted at 17 known dumping locations inside Kansas City from near KCI down to 135th and Prospect on the far south side of the city.

The cameras snap photos every six seconds, according to Alan Ashurst, the city's illegal dumping investigator, and are turned over to police.

An arrest was made stemming from one image that captured a man threatening another with a gun at 81st and Wabash.  

And police are looking for a suspect in an apparent mugging of a woman at a dump site (pictured above)

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