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Posted by | August 17, 2017 | Uncategorized

Aquatic Facility Break-Ins ContinueWaterparks and municipal pools might need to step up their security game.By Dana RobinsonLike any other business, waterparks and municipal pools are subject to the occasional break-in. But unlike other businesses, these break-ins can sometimes lead to injury or even death.WSB-TV Atlanta recently reported that Daquavious Middlebrooks, a 19-year-old male, drowned in an Atlanta city pool. He and his friends had broken into the facility after hours. Middlebrooks jumped into the pool, but did not know how to swim. While his mother did not place blame on the pool facility, she did call for better security at city pools.Break-ins have even occurred for what may be the sole purpose of posting the incident on the internet.The Miami Herald recently reported that Logan Brooke Larrimore and Farren Marie Lane, each 18, were arrested and charged with third-degree burglary after a woman reported that she received several Snapchat videos showing the teens trespassing at Myrtle Waves Water Park in Myrtle Beach, S.C.   Read more…

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