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North Carolina Kids, Teens Steal $1M in Vehicles from Dealerships

Police in North Carolina have accused a group of teenagers and children as young as 9 of stealing more than $1.1 million in vehicles from car dealerships. Investigators think 19 suspects ranging in age from 9 to 16 were responsible …

Top 10 Metro Areas for Car Theft

The Albuquerque, New Mexico metropolitan statistical area (MSA) repeats as having the highest per capita auto theft rate in 2017, according to the National Insurance Crime Bureau’s (NICB) latest Hot Spots report. New to the top 10 this year, the …

Little Rock Police: Cars Stolen While Warming Up

Little Rock, Ark. police say a number of people have reported cars being stolen after they were started and left to warm up in cold weather. Police Lt. Scott Timmons told the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette that some cars were stashed at …

Thieves Pass on Hybrid Toyota Prius

The Toyota Prius, the top selling hybrid electric vehicle in the U.S., has both an exceptionally low theft rate and a markedly high recovery rate. A comparison of car theft rates by model years shows that the 2008-2010 Prius had …

2000 Honda Civic Most Frequently Stolen Car in New York State

The New York Insurance Association has noted that the 2000 Honda Civic is again the most frequently stolen vehicle in New York State. The Hot Wheels 2011 study released by the National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB) examines data reported to …