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Man Found Dead in Self Storage Unit in Colorado

Man Found Dead in Self Storage Unit in Colorado

The operators of the Evans Self Storage facility in Evans, Colorado made a grisly discovery when the body of a 70-year old man was found in a unit there this week. Evans police responded to the call at 1405 32ndStreet around 2:30 p.m. on March 24. A backpack that contained personal documents, clothing, and prescription medication was found on the victim, along with his wallet and identification.

Since finding the body, police have been able to identify the victim as David Carroll, who was transient, otherwise known as homeless. According to Weld County Chief Deputy Coroner Mark Ward speaking to the Greenly Tribune, no signs of trauma were found on the victim. , Evans Police Detective Don Morgan…

Father and Sons Nabbed for Self Storage Fraud

Father and Sons Nabbed for Self Storage Fraud

Father Howard and his sons Stephen and Eric Kaplan recently plead guilty to federal wire fraud conspiracy charges. The pair owned a number of self storage businesses all over the country. They were offering opportunities to investors, those of whom…

Budget Self Storage Supports Music Education in Schools

Budget Self Storage Supports Music Education in Schools

Budget Self Storage is following the lead of London Self Storage and others in the self storage community by lending a help hand in the support of music education in schools. Research has shown that music helps to facilitate learning…

Sharpe Self Storage Helps Fire Victims

Sharpe Self Storage Helps Fire Victims

There have been numerous accounts of unsavory things happening in self storage facilities. From fires to burglaries – we’ve just about seen it all. However, one self storage company put a positive spin on things for a change by helping…

SmartPost Self Storage Puts Together Cycling Team

SmartStop Self Storage Puts Together Cycling Team

Proving once again that the self storage industry is full of people with many talents, SmartStop Self Storage has recently assembled its team for the 2015 cycling season. The 14-man team includes 10 people who participated in the event…

Fire Torches Self Storage Facility in Tulsa

Fire Torches Self Storage Facility in Tulsa and Colorado Springs

Two self storage facilities were involved in similar fire incidences that nearly destroyed them both. Though over 500 miles apart, the fires took place within 24 hours of each other at SecurCare Self Storage in Colorado Springs and East Tulsa.

Don't Get Burned! How to Evade Unethical Movers

Don't Get Burned! How to Evade Unethical Movers

Whether you're moving across the country or just 5 miles, the physical packing and transporting process is extremely stressful. Unless you have just a few items, it's normal to hire movers for the big stuff. From couches to cabinets, your…

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