ATLANTIC CITY - Casino security called the police when vending machines were damaged at Harrah's.

Turns out, all they had to do to find the alleged culprits was have a staff meeting.

According to police, surveillance tapes show Joe Callender and Johnny Wright breaking into the machines and stealing the cash box.

The two casino security guards were wearing their uniforms in the security video.

They caused more than $5,000 in damages to the 14 machines, and took more than $2,000, police said.

Callender, 22, of Mays Landing, and Wright, 24, of Atlantic City, each was charged with criminal mischief, theft and conspiracy. They were jailed on $20,000 bail each.

Detective Kevin Burrows is continuing the investigation. Anyone with information about the crime can call the Detective Bureau at 609-347-5766.

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