Region 8 college campus installs security cameras

New security camera at ASU - Marked Tree
New security camera at ASU - Marked Tree

MARKED TREE, AR (KAIT) - A college campus in Region 8 is a bit safer after they installed several security cameras.

Vice Chancellor Jeff Bookout with the ASU Technical Center in Marked Tree told Region 8 News the school installed ten new cameras after a wave of criminal activity.

The cameras, which cost the school about $1,200, are running in various places around the campus.

In March 2010 Marked Tree Police say Billy Coram and Johnathan Carter were arrested for stealing over $45,000 worth of equipment from the campus. Almost half of the auto-body shop's tools were stolen.

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