April 2011

30 April 2011

Ireland: Stash of stolen car parts found after gardai target gang

An 'Aladdin's Cave' of stolen car parts has been uncovered by gardai after a raid targeting a major crime gang. Hundreds of thousands of euro worth of stolen cars and car parts were seized in the swoop on a warehouse in Co Meath. The haul has been described by a senior garda as "one of the most significant in the past 12 months". Three middle-aged…

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30 April 2011

Canada: Stolen car rates steadily decline in Columbia

The rate of vehicular thefts in Columbia appears to be decreasing, according to data from the Columbia Police Department. CPD records show that 135 cars were stolen inside the city during 2010. That number is lower than in 2006, when 227 vehicles were reported stolen. CPD Lt. Ken Gregory credits the decrease in vehicular thefts to the 2007 implementation…

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17 April 2011

UK: Cobra and Mercedes-Benz Trucks Launch First Pan-European GPS Truck Tracking and Monitoring System

Cobra and Mercedes-Benz Trucks are delighted to announce the launch of ‘Mercedes-Benz Tracking System’ the first pan-European stolen vehicle tracking and location monitoring system for HGVs at the Commercial Vehicle Show. The covertly fitted device uses GPS/GPRS/GSM technology to provide web-based on-demand pinpoint location and stolen vehicle…

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15 April 2011

USA: 2 Stolen Vehicles turn up in Norway

Charleston police have issued warrants for the arrest of a North Charleston man for three counts of grand larceny involving the theft of three vehicles, two of which were later recovered in Norway. WCIV-TV in Charleston reports that warrants were issued for Kareem Hason Dotson, 31, of 2744 Louise Drive in connection with the thefts. Dotson is a black…

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13 April 2011

UK: 10 Years Jail for Leader of Stolen Car Ring

A MAN who caused outrage by installing a £4,500 swimming pool in the back garden of his council house has been jailed for 10 years for heading a multi-million pound stolen car ring. Greedy David Frost, 33, was one of the ringleaders of a gang operating across the north of England that stole hundreds of luxury cars including Audis, Range Rovers…

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