Latest Thieves Stories

2011-02-28 08:12:00

LIVONIA, Mich., Feb. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- H.E.A.T. (Help Eliminate Auto Thefts) today commented on the 2009 statistics recently released by the Automobile Theft Prevention Authority (ATPA) in its annual report.

2010-04-27 10:00:00

LIVONIA, Mich., April 27 /PRNewswire/ -- For a second consecutive year, following the release of the Automobile Theft Prevention Authority annual report, H.E.A.T.

2010-02-17 11:12:00

LIVONIA, Mich., Feb. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- H.E.A.T. (Help Eliminate Auto Thefts) responded today to 2008 statistics released by the Automobile Theft Prevention Authority (ATPA) in its annual report, which indicated a continued decrease in the number of traditional vehicle thefts in Michigan.

2009-08-27 08:15:00

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Aug. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- In 1978, Art Schlichter was one of the most actively recruited high school quarterbacks in America, chased by some of the legendary college coaches of the game, Bo Schembechler, Woody Hayes and Joe Paterno among them.

2009-07-21 15:22:52

Authorities in Florida said a man used a handcuff key purchased from a flea market to temporarily escape the custody of a sheriff's deputy. Richard Zukoski, 21, was arrested at his Port Richey, Fla., home early Sunday when a deputy arrived and found stolen boxes of power tools and lawn equipment on his porch.

2009-04-29 23:14:08

An employee of a New York jeweler stole 513 pounds of gold from the firm over five years, taking one small piece at a time hidden in her purse, police allege. Authorities said Wednesday that Teresa Tambunting, 50, of Scarsdale, N.Y., a longtime employee of Jacmel Jewelry, brought a suitcase filled with 66 pounds of gold worth an estimated $868,000 back into the company's office after an investigation was launched in January, The New York Times reported.

Word of the Day
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.