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Interior view of the Nissan Tone car with its GPS equipment on display.(Credit/PHILIPPE DESMAZES/AFP/Getty Images) FILE

Thieves Targeting In-Dash GPS Units From Cars In Metro Detroit

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/22/2014

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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

Townships Get Hit With Rash Of Vehicle Break-Ins

The sheriff’s office said at least 20 break-ins were reported in Superior and Scio townships between Sunday and Tuesday.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/22/2013

Snoring Gives Away Suspect Hiding From Police

A Pontiac suspected of stealing a car picked the wrong time for a nap.

08/01/2013

Crook Caught Breaking Into Vehicles

A crook was caught breaking into vehicles parked at a Southfield condominium complex Tuesday morning.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/02/2013

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Group Of Young Men Arrested In Macomb County Robberies

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/15/2013

Person In Custody In Harper Woods Man’s Shooting Death

Harper Woods police say they have a person in custody in connection with the murder of a retired General Motors worker.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/21/2013

Police Searching For Murdered Man’s Missing Car

Harper Woods police are looking for at least one suspect in an overnight home invasion and murder of a 60-year-old man.

02/14/2013

H.E.A.T. Keeps Drivers Safe From Car Thieves This Summer

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

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/28/2012

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Hot Wheels Roll Out Of Shelby Twp In Dead Of Night

Some residents in Shelby Township woke-up to a brazen act of thievery right in their own driveway.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/23/2012

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