Cable Chaos: Reports of stolen charging cable rising among EV owners

Toronto, Ontario — There is a new theft trend to occupy the back of your mind before you fall asleep at night, and this time it’s the electric vehicle owners that are in the crosshairs. This latest crime trend to first make headlines in the Los Angeles area does not target electric vehicles themselves, but […]

West-end Repo: Toronto police recover 556 vehicles, more than 100 charged

Toronto, Ontario — Toronto police recently recovered 556 stolen vehicles, representing a combined value over $27 million according to a district commander, however, not all of these vehicles will be returned to their original owners it would seem. According to a Toronto Police Service announcement on Wednesday, these vehicles were recovered in an ongoing investigation into […]

Marked for Theft: Apple AirTags used in multiple Toronto car thefts

Toronto Ontario — Car theft is on the rise, and tracking devices are making it easier for thieves to drive off with your vehicle. Over the past year, car theft has steadily risen by more than 50 percent. While the use of AirTags is far from the norm, these devices have been linked to a […]

Catalytic Attack: B.C. woman pepper sprayed during catalytic converter theft

New Westminster, British Columbia – A woman in B.C. says she was pepper-sprayed after two suspects allegedly stole the catalytic converter from her vehicle, according to a report by the New Westminster Police Department. “As the value of the precious metals contained within the catalytic converters continues to increase, so do the number of thefts […]

Catalytic Crime: The battle against catalytic converter thefts continues in Ottawa

Ottawa, Ontario — Catalytic converters are an important part of every vehicle, they serve as an exhaust emission control, help reduce pollutants in exhaust gas and hold a high resale value. Unfortunately, they are also items that  are frequently stolen, say the Ottawa Police Service (OPS).  As of June 8th, 2021, there has been a […]