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Kit stolen in a burglary

 

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Submission Time   : 23-Nov-17 03:01 AM

 

Your Name         : Mat Overton

Your organisation : University of Bradford

Telephone         : 01274236688

E-mail Address    : m.l.overton@bradford.ac.uk

 List the main items of kit stolen.: Sony HSC-300R (400109) Canon KJ10ex4.5 IASE lens (618110989)

Break in to studio Police details and crime number: West Yorkshire Police Crime No 13170535626

Believed to be a returning known thief after a previous break in attempt.

If you come across any of the kit listed above, please contact Mat Overton, or email Xhire.

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Kit stolen from a car

The following items were stolen from a vehicle on 08/06/2017.  If you have any information please contact Kit TV:  www.247kit.tv

Zeiss CP.2 Second Gen 35mm Prime T2,1 PL mount – s/n 50022713

Zeiss CP.2 Second Gen 50mm Prime T2,1 PL mount – s/n 50009564

Zeiss CP.2 Second Gen 85mm Prime T2,1  PL mount – s/n 50036981

Ziess 6 lens Pelicase Black

 

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Kit stolen from an office in Mortlake

Below is a list of  kit that was stolen. Please let us know if you hear anything.

 

  • Sony PXW-FS7 (Serial No. 0034762) inc. 3x batteries & 3x 64GB XQD cards
  • Canon 70-200mm f2.8 L IS II USM (Serial No. 8890002969)
  • Metabones EF-E mount Speed Booster Ultra (Serial No. 1012002354)
  • Sennheiser ME66 & K6 (Serial No. 161554)

 

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Kit stolen from a van – Tunbridge Wells UK

The following equipment was stolen from a parked van in the Tunbridge Wells area:

Canon XF105 camera plus flash card, charger and batteries. Serial no 293510200024
JVC GY-HM605E – serial no 078m0464
Seinhesier top mic and wind fluffy cover.
JVC cam battery serial no. PSE 2AQC0700, 3aq80891

Crime number: YY/6858/17

 Police officer investigating:
Sgt 10691 Dave Higham
Tunbridge Wells CPT
02 4005
01892 502005

If you  have any information contact the Police at the number above, or Xhire.

 

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Olamide Sonowo sentenced to 2yrs and 4 months for theft

Olamide Sonowo, a serial thief, who was arrested following a sting operation involving a Xhire member, has been sentenced to 2 years and 4 months for theft of rented camera equipment.

This conviction sends a clear message to all you potential thieves out there:  If you steal kit from Xhire members, you will be traced and arrested, and end up in prison for a long time.

Mr Sonowo will be eligible for parole in May, 2018, so all rental companies should be on the alert, as prison rarely deters criminals from trying again.

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Canon lens lost in transit

Canon CN7 lens (serial no. 93810466 lost by courier company.  If found, please contact Xhire.

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Thefts from Soho Broadcast and Mutiny Media

A gentleman going by the name ‘Alfie Terence Patrick Curtis’  – featured in the photograph below, hired equipment from Mutiny Media and did not return it.

Important note:  It is entirely possible that ‘Alfie Terence Patrick Curtis’ is a pseudonym, or that a real individual with that name has  been the victim of identity theft.  Nothing  on this site should in any way be taken as indicative of the guilt or innocence, (or the involvement in fraudulent activity), of anyone whose details are published here.

Items stolen were:

A Canon 5D MK III (body only with batteries, CF cards) – SN:238020000219

A Canon C300 mk1 s/n 533701300190 which was sub-hired from Soho Broadcast
A Canon 24-70mm f/2.8 L Series Lens w/ 2x caps – SN:725006530
A Canon 24-105mm f/4.0 L Series Lens w/ 2x caps
A Canon 24-70mm f/2.8 L Series Lens w/ 2x caps – SN:725006530
The equipment has not been retuned.

If you have any information regarding the whereabouts of this camera, please contact Simon at Soho Broadcast on 020 7494 4449 or Catherine at Mutiny Media on 0207 287 6690 

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Stolen Lenses

The following lenses have been stolen from a hire company in the UK:

ARRI ULTRA PRIME

16MM S/N 8955261

24MM S/N 8955337

32MM S/N 8955527

50MM S/N 8955231

85MM S/N 8955335

If you have any information please contact us.

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Theft from Ammonite hire Bristol

The following items were stolen in October 2016 by a hirer called Oladipo Sonowo.

Sony PMW F5 camera SN 0100990

Sony LCD V/F SN 100673

AXS-R5 recorder SN 01

AXS-CR1 AXS card reader SN 101516

Card readers, cards and batteries were also taken – a full list is below.

If you have any information regarding this theft, please contact Jack on 0117 927 9778

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Emmanuel Oladipo Olamide Sonowo

snapshot-2The gentleman above, using several variations on the above name was arrested on the 1st November in relation to a spate of fraudulent hires.

Mr Sonowo seems to have been keen on the theft by theft method, whereby he claims the equipment has been stolen on its way back to the hire company.

Mr Sonowo was born in 1989 and is from the London area.

Mr Sonowo also seems to claim a working relationship with a gentleman  using the name of Sinclair Malcolm.  (Possibly a pseudonym).  ‘Mr Malcolm’ was used as a referee for Mr Sonowo.

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Emmanuel Sonowo

If either of these two gents applies to hire from you, we would advise you proceed with caution.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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