There’s good news and bad news for Puebloans who have their running and unattended vehicles stolen by opportunistic thieves. The good news is the vehicle owner likely won’t have to pay higher insurance rates or premiums on their comprehensive insurance, regardless of the circumstances surrounding the theft. The bad news — in addition to the … Continued
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. – Dropping temperatures prompt many of us to warm up our cars before we take off, but by leaving them running, unlocked and unattended, we could be setting ourselves up for the worst. This is called “puffing”, and it’s against the law. Currently, a statewide initiative called Puffer Week is underway, which … Continued
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Krista Silano, 303-832-2700 ext. 211 Carole Walker, Coloradans Against Auto Theft Chair, 303-790-0216 Twitter: @StopAutoTheftCO Facebook: @ColoradansAgainstAutoTheft Law Enforcement & Community Partners Join Forces for Colorado Puffer Week Statewide “Puffer Week” Campaign Reminds Coloradans that Cars Left Running Unattended are an Easy Steal Denver, Colo. (Jan. 22, 2017) — Coloradans … Continued
SOURCE: 9NEWS.com :: The most recent theft happened one morning in December in the back alley of Nate and Vanessa Boyer’s Highlands home. Someone drove off with Nate’s Dodge Rebel pickup, which he runs a construction business out of. “It was about 7 in the morning and I was just making coffee. And I heard … Continued
SOURCE: Colorado Public Radio :: Denver is dealing with double-digit increases in car thefts and meth arrests — and experts say the two are linked. According to Denver Police Department data, in 2017 there were 5,371 car thefts, up 13 percent over 2016. Methamphetamine arrests are up 31 percent in 2017, with police reporting 1,171 … Continued
The following information contains vehicle thefts in Colorado for the date parameters: January 1 – December 31, 2017. Source: Auto Theft Intelligence Coordination Center (ATICC) Repository