Assessment of Motor Vehicle Thefts in Colorado 2017

The Auto Theft Intelligence Coordination Center (ATICC) has prepared the following assessment regarding the occurrence of motor vehicle theft in Colorado, during the period of January 1, 2017 through December 31, 2017. Data used in this report is sourced from the Colorado Stolen Vehicle Database Repository administered by the ATICC. The repository contains records of … Continued

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 … Continued

Puffer Week Underway to Spread Auto Theft Awareness

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