When ‘Puffers’ are Stolen, the Community Pays

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 fact the victim has lost their car, which, in many cases, will be used to commit other crimes — is that by adding to the crime trends of the area, the cost of insurance increases for everyone in Pueblo.

Source: The Pueblo Chieftain

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