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Auto Theft

Police say Christopher Petteplace tried to steal a car and then evade capture. (credit: CBS)

Accused Car Thief Tries To Evade Officers By Hiding In Couple’s Bedroom

The suspect was not prepared to meet Rocky Barnes.

12/28/2013

(credit: Long Beach Police Dept.)

High-Tech Thieves Use New Gadget To Gain Keyless Access To Vehicles In Long Beach

Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying three tech-savvy criminals wanted for a series of car burglaries in which they used an unknown device to gain keyless entry to vehicles.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/04/2013

(credit: CBS)

Car Theft Suspect Accused Of Second-Degree Murder In Pedestrian’s Death

A car theft suspect who is accused of striking and killing a pedestrian during a police pursuit was booked Sunday on suspicion of second-degree murder.

10/14/2012

(credit: CBS)

Redlands Teen Suspected In 100 Burglaries

Authorities say a 15-year-old Redlands boy may be responsible for more than 100 burglaries and three auto thefts over the past five months.

08/14/2010