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Not All That Glitters Is Tesla Gold: A Fishy Story of Dumb Thieves and a Model 3
Not All That Glitters Is Tesla Gold: A Fishy Story of Dumb Thieves and a Model 3

27 Oct 2020, 07:27 UTC / Viral story from Australia may be riddled with holes but it does get one thing right: car thieves need to think twice before choosing a Tesla as mark

 
Stolen and Drowned 1987 Ferrari Mondial Gets the Love It Deserves After Recovery
Stolen and Drowned 1987 Ferrari Mondial Gets the Love It Deserves After Recovery

24 Jul 2020, 04:39 UTC / The car was uncovered by accident at the bottom of a river and is now sitting at a junkyard, while basking in unexpected glory

 
Tesla Sentry Mode to the Rescue, Helps Recover Stolen Porsche 911 Carrera 2
Tesla Sentry Mode to the Rescue, Helps Recover Stolen Porsche 911 Carrera 2

14 Jul 2020, 06:05 UTC / Tesla cameras pick up moment when car thieves roll away Porsche type 964 in Castellon, Spain, police find the car abandoned in a nearby town

 
Thief Sucks at Thieving, Gets Dodge Challenger Stuck in Dealer’s Door Frame
Thief Sucks at Thieving, Gets Dodge Challenger Stuck in Dealer’s Door Frame

10 Jun 2020, 04:47 UTC / Sometimes, smashing your way through won’t work like in the movies: car thieves try to steal Dodge Challenger by going through the glass doors

 
19 Classic Cars Stolen by Looters from Orlando Dealer, Only Half Recovered
19 Classic Cars Stolen by Looters from Orlando Dealer, Only Half Recovered

4 Jun 2020, 02:46 UTC / Orlando Classic Cars in Florida was ransacked by looters, who drove off in 19 vehicles off the lot. Nine of them have been recovered through social media

 
Tesla Model 3 Is Perfect for Catching, Entrapping Thieves
Tesla Model 3 Is Perfect for Catching, Entrapping Thieves

15 May 2020, 04:34 UTC / Attempted carjacker vs. technology, 0 to 1. Victim reacts in time, flees the car and uses the phone to shut down the engine and lock the car

 
“Beyonce Knowles” Just Got Arrested for Stealing a Car in New Mexico
“Beyonce Knowles” Just Got Arrested for Stealing a Car in New Mexico

12 Mar 2020, 11:05 UTC / Car thief refuses to comply with police orders and pull over, is later busted outside her home. She kept telling the officers that her name was Beyonce Knowles

 
Kids Steal 2 Lamborghini Uruses From Dealership, Crash Into Each Other
Kids Steal 2 Lamborghini Uruses From Dealership, Crash Into Each Other

19 Feb 2020, 15:25 UTC / The juveniles only made it 20 miles from the dealership outside Boston. Both Uruses sustained considerable damage, as did a third car

 
Ferrari Warns of Scammers Showing Up with Flatbed for Your Car, Citing Recall
Ferrari Warns of Scammers Showing Up with Flatbed for Your Car, Citing Recall

11 Feb 2020, 12:55 UTC / Scuderia South Africa warns clients after thieves have come up with a scam to steal luxury cars, including Ferraris, right from under owners’ nose

 
‘Tis the Season to Be Wary of Car Thieves, Again
‘Tis the Season to Be Wary of Car Thieves, Again

26 Nov 2019, 15:31 UTC / Prepare for the holiday season by keeping your car and your valuables protected from car burglars. Never underestimate a thief, because they never take time off

 
Halloween Is Perfect for Trick or Treating and Car Theft
Halloween Is Perfect for Trick or Treating and Car Theft

31 Oct 2019, 12:29 UTC / The number of cars stolen on Halloween increases, because thieves are never going to miss a good opportunity. Take active steps to keep your car safe

 
Most Incompetent Bike Thief Caught After Popping Wheelie, Falling Off
Most Incompetent Bike Thief Caught After Popping Wheelie, Falling Off

5 Oct 2019, 22:11 UTC / 41-year-old Shannon M. Owen had the misfortune of finding the most uncooperative victim, not being able to drive off by the time cops got there

 
Rare 1968 Topless Sport Camaro Stolen at Car Show, Recovered Days Later
Rare 1968 Topless Sport Camaro Stolen at Car Show, Recovered Days Later

20 Sep 2019, 20:23 UTC / Owner Roger Lewis says he had no idea car shows were training crowd for professional car thieves, is thrilled to be reunited with his precious Camaro

 
Mercedes-Benz Owner Slash Hero Fights Off Carjacker With Jar of Instant Coffee
Mercedes-Benz Owner Slash Hero Fights Off Carjacker With Jar of Instant Coffee

20 Sep 2019, 12:04 UTC / Jason says he’d pulled in at a local service station to grab coffee and cigarettes, refused to hand over the keys to the suspect who approached him

 
Flint Teens Steal 8 Brand New GM Trucks in $640,000 Heist
Flint Teens Steal 8 Brand New GM Trucks in $640,000 Heist

19 Sep 2019, 14:09 UTC / One of the trucks was used to try and break into an ATM. Two teens were arrested, others fled on foot and on bike, and remain at large

 
Thieves Steal the Wheels Off a Police Speed Trailer
Thieves Steal the Wheels Off a Police Speed Trailer

10 Sep 2019, 11:10 UTC / Albuquerque Police is looking for the thieves, with one report saying they may have vandalized the speed trailer in retaliation against the force

 
Irish Police Are Looking for Gang of Car Thieves Wearing Boiler Suits
Irish Police Are Looking for Gang of Car Thieves Wearing Boiler Suits

4 Sep 2019, 22:03 UTC / The Gardai in north Dublin believe these thieves are experienced and have a criminal history, may have been involved in many of the recent car thefts

 
Woman Falls Asleep in Parked Car, Wakes to Find It Missing
Woman Falls Asleep in Parked Car, Wakes to Find It Missing

30 Aug 2019, 09:39 UTC / The 80-year-old woman fell asleep in her car in the driveway, woke up on the ground, with a bruise and abrasion on her face. Police recovered the car later

 
Man’s Chevy Pickup Is Stolen While He’s Out Robbing a Store
Man’s Chevy Pickup Is Stolen While He’s Out Robbing a Store

28 Aug 2019, 12:08 UTC / The victim called the police to report his car had been stolen from a parking lot, after leaving the keys inside so he could make a quick escape

 
That Time Snoop Dogg Stole 50 Cent’s Custom Versace Lamborghini
That Time Snoop Dogg Stole 50 Cent’s Custom Versace Lamborghini

23 Aug 2019, 13:37 UTC / Fiddy recalls recent incident in which his custom Lambo went temporarily missing because Snoop smokes a lot of weed or was maybe feeling jealous