auto theft

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Police Raid Chop Shop On Detroit’s East Side

Police say this operation started when observant neighbors saw what was going on, and called Detroit police.

CBS Detroit–05/21/2015

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Man Charged In Series Of Dearborn Vehicle Break-Ins

Dearborn Police arrested Juan Nehzeh Simmons, a 33-year-old Romulus resident, after watching him enter several unlocked parked cars in the area in an apparent attempt to steal items from the vehicles.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/19/2014

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Prosthetic Arm Recovered After Vehicle Theft

Lansing area authorities have recovered a prosthetic arm that was inside a vehicle when it was stolen last week.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/24/2014

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Police: Thief Steals Car Warming Up In Driveway

It can be tempting to run out and start the car to let it warm up in the winter, but it’s not always safe.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/27/2013


Royal Oak Residents Warned To Lock Doors After Uptick In Burglaries

Police in Royal Oak are warning residents to lock their house and car doors after a rash of burglaries in the city.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/12/2013

Crook Caught Red-Handed Breaking Into Cars

Police say an alert homeowner was able to help them catch a thief as he was breaking into vehicles.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/13/2013


Auto Thefts On The Decline In Michigan

Research shows auto thefts have decreased by nearly 7 percent between 2010 and 2011.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/19/2013

Police: Ticket Led To Suspected Car Theft Ring

West Michigan police say a 48-year-old man previously charged with fleeing officers remains a fugitive and is suspected in a multimillion-dollar interstate car theft ring.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/09/2012

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Model A Stolen From Outside Henry Ford Museum

Police are looking for a vintage vehicle, stolen from outside the Henry Ford Museum.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/06/2012

H.E.A.T. Warns Drivers Of Auto Theft Trends

Criminals continue to become more creative when it comes to stealing vehicles as vehicle security technology increases and as law enforcement and insurance investigators continue to successfully put thieves behind bars.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/26/2012