Recently on one other post was shown a photo of the litter left behind in Los Angeles from thieves looting rail containers. I couldn't find that post, but here's a CBS news story about that exact thing. Back in the old days, they had a "shotgun" riding the stagecoaches. Maybe we should return to those days!
Thieves Raiding Cargo Containers, Stealing Packages On Downtown Section Of Union Pacific Train Tracks
The area is littered with thousands of shredded boxes and items, from retailers like Amazon and REI, that robbers left behind, despite Union Pacific's patrols and numerous efforts to clean up the tracks over the last several months.