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Detroit nonprofit dog rescue needs help after $20K trailer of equipment is stolen

A nonprofit dog rescue in Detroit needs help after $20,000 trailer was stolen On Jan. 17, 2022, Director Judie Jones, director at Make a Difference Rescue on Detroit’s east side, reported that a surveillance video captured thieves driving away with the shelter’s trailer filled with cages and equipment for adoption events. “Being a rescue is […]

Trailer loaded with $200k in equipment stolen, lacked trailer security

Could have been prevented with California Immobilizer trailer security equipment The Weld County Sheriff’s Office in Colorado is trying to find out who stole around $200,000 worth of equipment from a location near Johnstown, Colo. earlier this week. According to the Sheriff’s Office, deputies were called to an oil and gas site in rural Weld […]

Family moving to new home robbed of their worldly possessions when truck, trailer stolen

The distressing scenario could have been avoided had the family properly secured their trailer and truck with an immobilizer device. A British Columbia, Canada family was moving from Vancouver Island to their new home in Creston when their truck and cargo trailer was stolen in front of a Grand Forks hotel early Saturday morning, Jan. […]

Utility Trailer Theft Could Have Been Easily Prevented

Another trailer theft that could have been prevented The Kettering Police Department, located in Kettering which is just south of Dayton, Ohio, is asking for help identifying the owner of car suspected to be involved in a utility trailer theft. According to a Jan. 23, 2022, news release, a Chevrolet Silverado backed up to and […]

Maryland police locate stolen heavy equipment

Elkton, Maryland police say that thieves recently stole several large pieces of construction equipment worth almost $400,000. In all, 20 separate mega pieces were taken from worksites. Operating on tips and sightings in the area, police investigated to see if bulldozers, front end loaders and trailers stolen from storage and construction sites in New Jersey, […]

Why some car-theft victims feel like they have been victimized twice

Erin dos Santos suffered twice: when her 1997 Honda Civic was stolen;  and when she received the recovery, towing and storage bill for her car. The Riverside, California resident was charged $245 for the tow and $100 in storage. Santos – and the thousands of other Californians who have their vehicles stolen each year – could […]

Boat theft: cottage owners get a nasty shock

Spring time means getting boats, campers, trailers and motocycles ready for fun in the warm weather. That is, if it hasn’t been stolen. Unfortunately, many people are discovering that their recreational vehicles are missing from remote storage sheds, parking lots and cottages. Thieves have been hooking up and driven away with hundreds of thousands of […]

Second trailer theft from same site in two months

Merrit, British Columbia Canada police are looking for suspects after $11,000 worth of tools and a trailer were stolen from the Best Western hotel— currently under construction — in the small, interior town. The theft occurred at about 7:45 p.m. on April 1 and was captured on surveillance video at the work site. A white […]