Thousands in equipment stolen during charity van break-in
The CEO of a Bronx organization dedicated to helping homeless veterans says thieves broke into the charity's van.
Gonzalo Duran says he estimates that $12,000 worth of equipment was stolen from The Devil Dog USA van, which had been parked by 184th Street and Arthur Avenue after numerous charity events on Sunday.
Duran says he discovered on Monday afternoon that the van not only had a broken window and door, but also that a laptop, three video cameras and a still camera were missing from inside.
He says that the break-in and theft will halt production of the charity's talk show. He says the $12,000 setback was money he planned to spend on helping feed homeless vets in New Jersey.
Duran is asking that the person or people who took the equipment to return it and says that no questions will be asked.
The equipment can be dropped off at Devil Dog's offices at 1920 Washington Ave.