Tires Being Stolen from Local Car Dealerships


AFTERNOON. OFFICALS WITH THE CANYON POLICE DEPARTMENT SAY ALL THREE WERE TAKEN TO THE HOSPITAL. C-P-D SAYS THERE WAS ONLY ONE CAR INVOLVED. ALL LANES OF U-S 87 INTO CANYON HAVE BEEN REOPENED. (KALEY:) LOCAL CAR DEALERSHIPS ARE HAVING A PROBLEM WITH WHEELS AND TIRES BEING STOLEN OFF OF THEIR VEHICLES. KAMR LOCAL 4’S CRYSTAL MARTINEZ HAS DETAILS… (CRYSTAL MARTINEZ:REPORTING) CAR DEALERSHIPS HAVE SEEN A RISE IN PROPERTY THEFT… BUT IT’S NOT THE CARS THEY’RE STEALING… (KYLE MCADAMS / BROWN BUICK GMC GENERAL MANAGER) “APPARENTLY A GROUP OF INDIVIDUALS BROKE IN OR CAME ON TO OUR PREMISES AND KNEW EXACTLY WHAT THEY WERE DOING.” THE THIEVES KNEW HOW THE CAR FUNCTIONED SO MUCH SO… THE ALARM NEVER EVEN WENT OFF. (KYLE MCADAMS / BROWN BUICK GMC GENERAL MANAGER) “BROKE THE DRIVER’S SIDE WINDOW, REACHED IN, POPPED THE HOOD AND THEN IMMEDIATELY WENT AND UNHOOKED THE BATTERY SO THE ALARM SYSTEM WOULD BE SHUT OFF.” THE INDIVIDUALS WHO STOLE TIRES FROM BROWN BUICK GMC CAUSED DAMAGE TO THE VEHICLES…AND HIS WALLET. (KYLE MCADAMS / BROWN BUICK GMC GENERAL MANAGER) “THE DAMAGE THEY DID ON THE WINDOWS…THE SHATTERED GLASS TO THE LEATHER SEATS AND THINGS AND THE WHEELS ITSELF THAT COMES UP TO AROUND FIVE THOUSAND DOLLARS.” A-P-D SPOKE WITH OTHER DEALERSHIPS IN THE AREA AND FOUND THAT BROWN BUICK GMC WASN’T THE ONLY ONE. (CPL. JEB HILTON/APD) “THE WAY IT’S BEEN HAPPENING LATELY AND THE FREQUENCY OF IT IS ALARMING.WE’RE WORKING DILIGENTLY TO TRY TO FIND OUT WHO THE SUSPECTS ARE IN THESE CASES.” ANOTHER PERSON IN THE INDUSTRY WAS ALERTED TO SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY. (JEFF IRIZARRY / PRE OWNED INVENTORY DIRECTOR WITH NISSAN MCGAVOCK) TOWN.” DEALERSHIPS ARE KEEPING EACH OTHER IN THE LOOP TO TRY AND PREVENT MORE THEFT FROM HAPPENING. (KYLE MCADAMS / BROWN BUICK GMC GENERAL MANAGER) “WE WERE REALLY JUST KIND OF BRAIN STORMING ON STEPS THAT WE COULD TAKE TO KIND OF CURB SOME OF THIS ACTIVITY.” (CRYSTAL:) SO FAR POLICE ARE THINKING THAT IT COULD BE AN ORGANIZED CRIME (KALEY:) THANK YOU CRYSTAL … IF YOU HAVE ANY INFORMATION ON THE CAR DEALERSHIP THEFTS YOU ARE ENCOURAGED TO CONTACT THE POLICE. (KALEY:) SHE’S ONE OF COUNTRY MUSIC’S BRIGHTEST STARS. (KALEY:) AS WE CONTINUE TO CELEBRATE

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