Latest Carjacking Stories

2014-07-21 08:21:58

Criminals may be getting smarter, but H.E.A.T. provides tips to protect drivers from evolving trends LIVONIA, Mich., July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Thefts of entire vehicles are down in Michigan for a sixth consecutive year, but other forms of vehicle-related crime are increasing sharply, according to H.E.A.T. (Help Eliminate Auto Thefts), Michigan's statewide auto theft prevention program. "As law enforcement becomes more successful, and technology in newer vehicles improves, thieves are...

2014-02-13 12:20:15

H.E.A.T. Cautions Drivers as Related Crimes Increase Statewide LIVONIA, Mich., Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For a sixth consecutive year, thefts of entire vehicles are down in Michigan, according to the 2013 Michigan Automobile Theft Prevention Authority (ATPA) Annual Report. Despite the decrease, H.E.A.T. (Help Eliminate Auto Thefts), Michigan's statewide auto theft prevention program, is warning the community that auto theft-related crimes continue to rise. "It's good to see the number...

2013-07-26 23:04:45

A Texas mom beat up and drove over an alleged knife-wielding carjacker who threatened her son according to the NY Daily News. Houston Accident Attorneys say there are no grounds for the man to sue her. (PRWEB) July 26, 2013 Dorthy Baker had just gotten into her minivan with her two sons when a man with a knife leaped out and threatened her reported NY Daily News. The frightened mom punched her attacker in the face, drove into a pole, threw him out of the van and drove over him – and...

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