Ever wonder what goes on in a car after it's been stolen?

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  1. Dean Cooper

    Dean Cooper Supporting Actor

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    I found this site the other day and thought I would share. It's quite an interesting peek in to auto theft, who's doing it and why. Plus some of the videos are rather entertaining [​IMG]

    http://www.baitcar.com/videos


    Dean
     
  2. NickSo

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    heheh yeah that website/program is from my city, apparently quite effective in reducing auto thefts

    my favourite is "dont let the dogs chew me!!!"
     
  3. Jeff Peake

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    I had a car stolen when I was going to college at Wayne State in Detroit.

    The cops found it the next day, it had 220 miles put on the odometer, a broken side window and huge, half-eaten bucket of KFC in the backseat. Probably just some kids joy-riding. Unfortunatley they must have beat the heck out of it, cause the transmission started slipping really bad after that and needed replacement...

    It was a very rusty Olds Delta 88...not sure why anyone would choose that to steal.
     
  4. Garrett Lundy

    Garrett Lundy Producer

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    I'd like to see a Bait Bike during the daytona bike week.

    Suspect 1: Steals bike at 9pm. takes it to the cabbage patch
    Suspect 2: Steals bike at 9:35. Rides to the iron horse
    Suspect 3: Drunk gets on bike and swears alot for 20 minutes wondering why it wont start. Realises he has wrong bike, kicks it over.
    Suspect 4: Suspect picks bike up at 11:27 and joyrides into the back of a van

    so on and so on...........
     
  5. Michael Harris

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    I had a Jeep Cherokee stolen. It was recovered four days later and the thief was caught! When I picked up the car from the inpound lot, there were empty small zip lock baggies, cigarette burns, and some body damage. Thank goodness for full coverage.

    About a year later, I received a check from the DC government for "restitution". Never found out what the car thief got, though. I was summoned to testify but I was stationed overseas by then so I got an exemption and just made a signed statement.
     
  6. Joe Szott

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    I could swear that "oncoming" guy drives my commute route. Just put a tie and a Venti triple-decaf soy upsidedown latte in his hand and that's him! I think he must be a Bait Commuter...
     
  7. Greg_R

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    Many of these cars are stolen because they are easy to steal and have enough power for a joyride (spinning out, etc.). My grandmother's 1980's era Oldsmobile was one of the most stolen car models in America for this very reason...
     
  8. Bill GrandPre

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    Maybe they wanted to imitate "The Evil Dead".
     

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