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Stop Material Theft

The scrap recycling industry is working to be a part of the solution to material theft. ScrapTheftAlert.com is a tool for law enforcement that allows you to alert the scrap industry of significant thefts of materials in the United States and Canada. Upon validation and review, alerts you post are broadcast by email to all subscribed users within a 100 mile radius of where the incident occurred.

Theft Alert Stats


  Year:  Nationwide State/Province

Alert Summary

Total Alerts:
20191
Total Active Users:
26,625
Recovered Property Amount:
$3,033,278

Latest News

Posted Jan 22

Metals Theft Workshops in Ohio

The Cleveland-Cuyahoga County Environmental Crimes Task Force is offering free training for Oh...

Posted Dec 3

Ability to Receive Alerts From Multiple States

Registrants can now opt to receive alerts from up to five states. This is a change from the past option of receiving alerts from one state or multiple zip codes. Registrants still have the ability to ...

Posted Apr 11

User Advisory

Please remember, all thefts reported to ScrapTheftAlert.com must be reported to law enforcement and the proper information recorded in the Law Enforcement Section. Recyclers or other users who identif...

Posted Feb 25

User Update

Effective immediately, ScrapTheftAlert.com will no longer broadcast alerts for stolen motor vehicles. This change is due to law enforcement's ability to report stolen motor vehicles on state criminal ...

Posted Aug 2

ScrapTheftAlert.com Change of Vendor

Users of ScrapTheftAlert.com (STA): Be advised the system has been transitioned to a new host vendor. Salient CRGT has assumed operation of the system. With the exception of the new logo in the lower ...

Latest Theft Alerts

AUG
20
AR2019082077314

Aerial Communications Cable (Copper)

Pine Bluff, AR
AUG
19
TN2019081977313

roofing tin, window air conditioner, cook stove, gutters, wall heaters

Mcminnville, TN
AUG
16
AR2019081677312

Aerial Telecommunications Cable--Copper

Roland, AR
AUG
15
OH2019081577309

4/0 ground cable 1000 feet

Vienna, OH
AUG
15
MI2019081477308

137 pieces of historic cast irin Street light fixtures

Detroit, MI

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