Attempted Catalytic Converter Theft Turns Violent

May 23rd, 2023

A man in Connecticut was assaulted when accidentally discovering two men likely intending to steal his catalytic converter. The victim was hit with a handgun before the assailants took his wallet and left. A stark reminder to never confront a catalytic converter thief. Full story Here.

Denver Gazette Highlights Auto Theft Reductions in Colorado

May 19th, 2023

The Denver Gazette follows up on the Q1 stats release from the Colorado State Patrol and the Colorado Auto Theft Prevention Authority, an in depth interview and detailed look at the changing landscape of auto theft in Colorado. Read the full story Here.

Catalytic Converter Theft Related Arrest Made in Illinois

May 11th, 2023

As a signal to catalytic converter thieves across the nation, arrests and investigations continue to make national news. The latest of which is 600+ catalytic converters found on a  Cook County property result in an arrest for violation of metal recycling records law, metal recycling law, and possession of a stolen vehicle. Read the full article Here.

Fewer Drivers On Denver Streets As Snow Piles Up

February 7th, 2020


“As the morning rush hour wrapped up on Friday morning, Denver agencies noted an unusually low number of accidents in the metro area. The Denver Police Department tweeted out, in part: “You done good, #Denver – we close out the AM rush hour (delay starts included) with just 25 crash reports.”

Source: CBS

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Assessment of Motor Vehicle Thefts in Colorado 2019

February 3rd, 2020


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, 2019 through December 31, 2019.

Data used in this report is sourced from the Colorado Stolen Vehicle Database Repository administered by the ATICC. The repository contains records of all stolen and recovered vehicles entered and removed from the Colorado Crime Information Center (CCIC).

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‘Puffer’ enforcement week begins: How not to be a victim

January 26th, 2020


“To raise awareness, the Sheriff’s Office is participating in Colorado Puffer Awareness and Enforcement Week, which begins Sunday and runs through Feb. 1. During Puffer Week, the Sheriff’s Office will be increasing their warnings and citations to those found puffing their cars, with the first offense costing $60.”

Source: KRDO

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