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Apex Man Nabbed after He’s Caught on Video Smashing 14 Car Windshields Worth $7,000, Police Say

Police in Apex, North Carolina, say they have arrested a man who was caught on video damaging more than a dozen town trucks and SUVs last week. Read more here.

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Car Break-Ins in the Kansas City Metro Leaving Glass Repair Businesses Busy

More than a dozen people in Raytown, Missouri, joined a very long list of others in the Kansas City metro who have been victims of car break-ins. Read more here.

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Man Chases Car Burglar, Fires Gunshot at Getaway Vehicle, Shattering Passenger-side Window

A man who saw someone breaking into his sister’s vehicle chased after him and fired a single gunshot in the parking lot of a South Side apartment complex early Monday morning, according to the San Antonio Police Department. Read more … Continue reading

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43 Vehicles Broken into at Rocky Hill Apartment Complex

Dozens of vehicles at an apartment complex in Rocky Hill, Connecticut, were broken into early Sunday morning. Dispatchers received a call around 6 a.m. from a resident of Stepney Place Apartments on the Silas Deane Highway reporting vehicle break-ins. The … Continue reading

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Sleeping Driver Startled during Vehicle Break-in at Carpool Lot

A driver resting inside their parked vehicle in Ontario, Canada, was startled awake by a would-be thief breaking into their vehicle by smashing one of the windows. Read more here.

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Tesla Cybertruck’s Armored Glass Is Tough Enough to Resist a Break-In Attempt

A video uploaded to X (formerly Twitter) shows a burglar unsuccessfully attempting to break into a Tesla Cybertruck through the windows and glass roof. Read more here.

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Columbia Police Investigates More than 100 Overnight Car Break-Ins at Three Apartment Complexes

According to investigators in Columbia, S.C.,, more than 70 cars were broken into at one apartment complex alone. Read more at WISTV.com

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Virginia Beach Police Department Concerned About Influx of Armed Car Break-Ins

Virginia Beach Police tell 10 On Your Side a rash of recent car break-ins is alarming. Melissa Johnston, a public information officer with VBPD, said as of Tuesday, more than 20 car break-in reports have come to the police department. … Continue reading

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Auto Thefts and Break-ins are On the Rise: What Can You Do?

Auto glass companies can encourage customers to be on the lookout for possible theft as travel resumes and office employees return to in-person work. Supply chain challenges and the industry’s labor shortage could frustrate repair time after a theft. Click … Continue reading

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Increased Car Break-ins Overwhelm Repair Shops

As car break-ins become a growing crime trend in Memphis, the problem is proving to be not only an invasion of privacy but also a major inconvenience. WREG has reported dozens of car break-ins and vandalisms over the last few … Continue reading

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Smash and Grab Spree Hits Dozens of Cars in Conway Neighborhood

A Conway community wants answers after neighbors have been dealing with multiple car break-ins since October. In the Kiskagee Parke neighborhood, it’s not hard to notice the cars that have their windows shattered and others that have plastic bags where … Continue reading

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Rash of Break-ins in Hampton With Over 20 Cars Hit. Police See ‘Larger Issue’ in New England

“We’re looking at the possibility of the larger issue throughout New England,” said Hampton Deputy Police Chief Alex Reno. “A number of communities in a number of different states have experienced a rash of similar thefts.” Click here to read … Continue reading

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More Security Visible as St. Louis Blues Fans Return to Scene of Multiple Crimes

Some St. Louis Blues fans heading to Thursday’s game hoped their cars would be intact after the game was over. Parking lots near Enterprise Center have been targeted in recent weeks. The most recent crimes prompted some security changes. Police … Continue reading

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40-Person Teenage Gang Blamed for Rash of Ohio-Area Car Break-Ins

Authorities claim the ‘Glacier Gang’ has been breaking into and stealing cars all over Ohio, Kentucky, and Indiana. It should be noted that many owners have left them unlocked or with valuables visible inside. Click here to read more.

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Police Investigating 20 Car Break-ins in Missouri

Police are investigating 20 car break-ins that happened Wednesday afternoon in the Chesterfield Valley. “Cars are targeted if there’s something in plain view,” Chesterfield Police Lt. Keith Rider said. Click here to read more.

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San Francisco Car Burglars Target Parking Garages; Show up at Victim’s Home

Car break-in victims may feel their vehicles are generally safer parked in a garage than on San Francisco streets, but that no longer is true. Smash-and-grabs are also happening in parking garages. Click here to read more.

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Car Break-ins on the Rise in Multiple Columbus Neighborhoods

Multiple people in Columbus are outraged following multiple car break-ins in their neighborhoods. One man tells News Leader 9 it’s happened to him five times since moving to his home. Click here to read more.

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Wisconsin Car Break-ins: 50+ Vehicles Damaged, Suspects Sought

Brown Deer police are looking for suspects after more than 50 cars were broken into during the overnight hours from Sunday, Oct. 24, through Monday, Oct. 25. Click here to read more.

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San Francisco, Tourism Industry Offer Cash Rewards to Stop Auto Burglary Fencing Operations

San Francisco is moving to stem a scourge of auto break-ins by joining with private businesses to offer cash rewards for information on the fencing operations moving the stolen goods. Click here to read more.

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Tesla Owners say Their Cars Increasingly Targeted for Break-ins

Tesla Owners say Their Cars Increasingly Targeted for Break-ins

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As Crime Increases So Does Windshield Repair and Replacement

Automotive crime is unfortunate for many and shows no sign of completely stopping anytime soon. An increase in this type of crime could mean an increase in the amount of work for your shop, do you have enough technicians to … Continue reading

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