Burglars Hit Construction Site
But he says he's learned his lesson, and that if the culprits try to rob him again, he's going to nail them. Wise says his insurance company has been extremely helpful in replacing the stolen goods. And he's already installed a security system on the site, and he's made a new rule for all of his work-sites.
"No tools on the job-site left overnight," said Wise.
Columbia police told say the serial numbers from Wise's tools will be entered into a statewide system so they can be tracked. If the burglars try to sell the tools to a pawn shop anywhere in the state, authorities will see the transaction and, hopefully, be able to trace them back to the burglars.