An unusual event took place in Zgierz (Łódź Voivodeship). A 38-year-old resident of Łódź decided to steal the entrance gate to the hazardous waste landfill at Miroszewska Street. He did this despite being informed that the area was being monitored. – Suddenly, the monitoring operator noticed a beam of sparks – the first thought was that someone was trying to cut the gates with mechanical equipment – describes the commander of the Zgierz guards.
The incident took place on January 18 in the afternoon in Zgierz. The city monitoring operator noticed a car that drove up to the gate of the hazardous waste landfill at Miroszewska Street. A man got out of the vehicle, looked around for a moment, then opened the trunk and approached the entrance gate. After a dozen or so seconds, the landfill became bright with sparks.
He wanted to cut the gate into pieces and sell it
– On January 18, the monitoring operator noticed a car that drove up to two gates to the hazardous waste landfill on Miroszewska Street. Even though there are signs on the gates informing that the facility is monitored, the operator noticed a beam of sparks, it was in the evening, so it was clearly visible. The first thought was that someone was trying to cut the gates with mechanical equipment and it was confirmed, he says commander of the city guard in Zgierz, Dariusz Bereżewski.
A few minutes later, two city guard police cars appeared on site. – Guards detained a 38-year-old man, a resident of Łódź, who cut the entrance gate to a hazardous waste landfill into pieces with an angle grinder with a battery. The man admitted that he wanted to cut the gate into pieces and sell it for scrap. The 38-year-old was handed over to the police patrol, and the court will decide on his fate, concluded the commander of the Zgierz guards.
Main photo source: City Guard in Zgierz