Alternatively, the two parts involved in transaction can use the Police Departments lobby .In the “Transaction Safe Place” an officer will be present and surveillance cameras could be used. Police will also check the merchandise being sold. “Our officers are available to run serial numbers on any items to be sold or purchased in an effort to ensure they’re not stolen,” Brittany Duncan, police spokesperson, said. The decision to provide a safe haven for Craigslist customers comes after the arrest of a teen who tried to steal a car. Jose Diaz-Gutierrez, of Forest Park is charged with armed robbery after meeting a man who was trying to sell his car on Craigslist.