Vineland Board of Education Honors Security Officer Who Stopped a Robbery

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VINELAND - Eddie Santiago, a Vineland Public Schools' security officer, was honored by the Board of Education at its September 9th meeting for stopping a burglary at Leuchter School and assisting in the apprehension of the subject.
Santiago was on night patrol when an alarm summoned him to Leuchter Elementary School. When he checked the building, he discovered a man attempting to steal district property. The man fled and Santiago followed the suspect while letting the police know his location. The police quickly arrived at West and Park Avenues and arrested the suspect.
"He did an outstanding job," said John Provenzano, Director of Security.
"I appreciate being part of the district," said Santiago. "It's a wonderful district, the city is great, and working alongside Mr. Provenzano is an honor and a privilege."

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