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Car Thefts

Police on patrol in Howard Beach, Queens (credit: CBS 2)

Police Ramp Up Patrols In Howard Beach As Car Thefts Surge

According to police, some drivers hop out for just a minute, run into a store and leave the engine running. Opportunistic thieves can then swipe the cars.

04/10/2014

Curbing Auto Thefts

New Programs Aim To Curb Auto Thefts In The Bronx, Citywide

More than 4,200 cars have been stolen in New York City this year alone, and they are easy targets for thieves. Some people were taking part Saturday in special programs aimed at cutting back on the trend.

08/24/2013

Wyckoff Police Car (file/credit: CBS 2)

Car Thefts Frustrating Wyckoff Cops

Wyckoff police are getting frustrated after the theft of another high-end car, stolen from the owner’s driveway with the keys in the ignition.

03/08/2012