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Comments from readers:SHERIFF ROUNDTREE should use bait cars to catch car thieves. He has shown he is not afraid to use technology to fight crime, and this would make thieves scared to steal cars in Richmond...
SC cop car thief crashes, dies

GREENVILLE, S.C. - Greenville police say a man has died after stealing a marked patrol car and crashing it into a brick wall.
Police seek Broad Street car thief

Police are seeking information on a man who took a vehicle from a Broad Street hotel.
Rants & Raves

...Everybody responded, banded together, armed ourselves and helped the Richmond County Police Depart ment track down a car thief and a drug dealer who is now in custody in most part thanks to the neighborhood watch. And let this be a warning to all...
Don't mince words

...prefers the term "undocumented immigrant."So to what absurd extreme would he like to verbally obscure law-breaking? Car thieves, perhaps? Imagine a police officer telling this to a victim: "Sorry, ma'am, this isn't a car theft. It's...
Calling police is better than citizen's arrest

...criminal liability, not to mention the possibility of serious injury.In separate incidents this year, a suspected car thief and a citizen were shot when someone interrupted an alleged crime.Both highlight the physical risks of taking action...
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Lithonia cop's truck, badge and gun stolen

LITHONIA, Ga. - Police say a car thief who stole a pickup truck from a Lithonia Walmart also got a police officer's badge, uniform and gun.The Atlanta Journal-Constitution...
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Car stolen in Atlanta with father's ashes inside

ATLANTA - Authorities say a car thief made off with a Mercedes Benz whose owner had the ashes of his dead father inside.Police say the man's father died the week...
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Car thief uses stolen debit card

A Hephzibah woman says her fiance's 1996 Honda Accord was stolen from the 3000 block of Saddlebrook Drive between 8 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. Saturday.
Leaving kids in car is criminal

...parent won't be arrested for running into a gas station to pay for fuel while the children are in the car. Still, car thieves have been known to steal cars with children strapped in the back."You can't be too cautious nowadays," Gay said...