• 2017 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited

    Careful planning and plotting allowed nine members of the Tijuana-based Hooligans motorcycle gang to get away with stealing 150 Jeep Wranglers in San Diego County since 2014. But, after years of investigating, the gang members have finally been caught. Local news affiliate Fox 5 reports the nine suspects have been charged in a federal indictment with conspiracy to commit transportation of stolen vehicles in foreign commerce. Two have been arrested, one was already in custody, and six are believed to be fugitives in Mexico. Not only have 150 Jeeps been stolen, but the gang members also stole...

  • 2016 Jeep Wrangler
    Thieves use laptop, official dealer software, and blank keys to 'hotwire' more than 100 cars

    Earlier in the month, we told you about the theft of more than 100 Jeep and Ram vehicles. Initial reports stated that it was the work of hackers, but in reality this was all pulled off through the use of official internally used dealer and automaker software and codes. The targets of the...

  • 2013 Porsche Cayenne S Diesel
    Would-Be Porsche Thief Foiled By Locked Doors

    A man in Cologne, Germany was locked in the Porsche Cayenne he was trying to steal.

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    Manual Gearbox Thwarts Car Thieves In Massachusetts; Suspects Flee

    If you're going to steal a car, don't be stupid. Not that we recommend stealing cars, naturally. But it might be a good idea to make sure you know how to drive the the car you're planning to steal. That's the lesson presumably learned on Tuesday night by three men, one of them said to be carrying a...

  • Early Reva G-Wiz
    Carjackings Happen In Sweden, Too

    No matter where in the world you live, driving can be fraught with danger. We’ll admit that we have our own pre-conceived notions, right or wrong, when it comes to this subject. When traveling in dangerous South American locales (Miami, for example), we’re constantly on alert for...

  • 2009 Cadillac Escalade
    The Year In Car Theft, According To Lojack

    Even Lojack has published its year-end retrospective, looking back on the top vehicle recovery stories of the year.

  • BMW allegedly vandalized by Ramsey Charles Sheard

    After a spate of damage caused to more than 20 cars was reported this past weekend in the normally quiet Pinellas County, Florida, local police were able to apprehend the alleged perpetrator yesterday after following a trail of paint directly to his house. One of the cars was this BMW 7-Series, which was doused in paint. Others had their tires slashed and one was even set on fire. The alleged perpetrator was 21-year old Ramsey Charles Sheard, who police arrested after they found a trail of paint leading from a vandalized car in the driveway of one of Sheard’s neighbors directly to his...

  • Lenny Dykstra mug shot
    Former Mets Star Dykstra Charged In Luxury Car Scam

    Former New York Mets baseball star Lenny Dykstra was charged with dozens of felony counts today in relation to a luxury car theft ring. Drug charges were also levied. Dykstra is charged with three counts of grand theft auto, five counts of attempted grand theft auto, eight counts of filing false...

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    VIDEO: Woman Rams Cop Car With Camaro

    When the police pull you over because you've been careening recklessly through a suburban neighborhood, you shouldn't slam your Camaro into reverse and smack into a police car several times. Because if you do, you'll end up in handcuffs. And in this day and age, on YouTube. See, those who work in...

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