Detroit Police captain Aric Tosqui said that it is not unusual for someone to witness a car theft in progress, and not even realize it.
Police say they’ve been seeing a rise in the theft of in-dash GPS units — with nine thefts now in the past week and a half, and 15 in the month of July.
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.
The sheriff’s office said at least 20 break-ins were reported in Superior and Scio townships between Sunday and Tuesday.
A Pontiac suspected of stealing a car picked the wrong time for a nap.
A crook was caught breaking into vehicles parked at a Southfield condominium complex Tuesday morning.
Police say three 20-year-olds and a 16-year-old are facing several charges after being caught with an array of items that were taken from unlocked cars and a residence in Macomb County.
Harper Woods police say they have a person in custody in connection with the murder of a retired General Motors worker.
Harper Woods police are looking for at least one suspect in an overnight home invasion and murder of a 60-year-old man.
The warm sunshine of a Michigan summer brings with it more than just trips to the beach — it also brings an increase in auto theft and auto theft-related crimes