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January 2012


28 January 2012

Liberia: Increased Auto Theft across Monrovia

In the wake of increase vehicle theft or Auto Theft across Monrovia, the Liberia National Police have arrested two notorious criminals for Auto Theft. The Auto Theft suspects were arrested on January 21 and 24, 2012 respectively at different locations. The suspects identified as Isaac Tarr and Darious Brown, are being investigated at the LNP Headquarters…

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28 January 2012

Japan: Toyota’s HiAce minivan proves top target for car thieves in 2011

TOKYO (Kyodo) -- Toyota Motor Corp.'s HiAce minivan was the most frequently stolen automobile in Japan in 2011 and its Celsior luxury sedan and Land Cruiser sport utility vehicle came second and third, an organization on car theft prevention said Friday. Many of the stolen HiAce and Land Cruiser vehicles are believed to have been smuggled to regions…

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27 January 2012

UK: Police Recover Thousands of Pounds of Stolen Machinery at Portsmouth Ferry Port

Hampshire Constabulary has recovered two diggers worth an estimated £23,000 en route to France, following two thefts in November last year. The orange Hitachi EX30 and the Takeuchi TB125 were intercepted en route to Portsmouth Continental Ferry Port where they were to be shipped to new foreign owners. The haulier had taken on the job in good faith,…

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22 January 2012

Mexico: Theft of insured vehicles reaches historic level in 2011

The number of insured vehicles stolen in Mexico reached 82,510 in 2011, the highest level on record, local insurance association Amis said at a press conference. The figure corresponds to a 3% increase compared to 2010, and an 88% jump compared to 2005, the association said. Just nine of the 32 Mexican states accounted for 80% of vehicle theft, according…

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22 January 2012

Ghana: 3 Arrested for Car Theft

THREE PERSONS who stole a VW Touareg and changed its original wine colour to blue-black in order to resell it have been arrested by the police. The Tema Circuit Court 'A,' presided over by Mrs. Lorinda Owusu, has remanded into police custody the second and fourth accused persons, Eric Agbenu, a 25-year old Information Technology Engineer and…

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