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NICB 2016 Watercraft Theft Report

NICB: U.S. Watercraft Thefts Up 1 Percent in 2016

Reflecting a similar experience with vehicles, the National Insurance Crime Bureau’s (NICB) annual watercraft theft report shows a 1 percent increase in watercraft theft in 2016, reversing a multi-year downward trend. A total of 5,116 watercraft were reported stolen between January 1 and December 31, 2016. To read…

FOR THE HIGH JUMP Talented horse-rider and wannabe model jailed after acting as getaway driver for gang of car thieves who stole £700k worth of luxury cars

A TALENTED horse-rider and wannabe model has been jailed after acting as a getaway driver for a gang of car thieves who stole £700k worth of luxury motors. Kirstie Covele, 18, has been caged for two years after she drove the gang to 13 of the 33 burglaries they carried out during a two-month crime spree in Kent and South East…

Jeep Wrangler

Nine Motorcycle Gang Charged in Sophisticated High-Tech Auto Theft Scheme Targeting 150 Jeeps

According to court records, the transnational criminal organization is responsible for the theft of more than 150 Jeep Wranglers worth approximately $4.5 million within San Diego County since 2014. The Hooligans used high-tech methods to disable security systems and steal away with Jeeps in just a few minutes, in the middle of the night, while unsuspecting owners slept nearby. To read…