Before we get to the list, did you know automobile theft was up a whopping 11% last year? Their CEO David Glawe explains:
“Auto thefts saw a dramatic increase in 2020 versus 2019 in part due to the pandemic, an economic downturn, law enforcement realignment, depleted social and schooling programs, and, in still too many cases, owner complacency.”
Owner complacency means people leaving car doors unlocked and key fobs left in consoles. A shocking number of cars are stolen this way and police departments are more than fed up with it.
What are the most commonly stolen makes and models in the Garden State? Here’s the list according to nicb.com.
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The post above reflects the thoughts and observations of New Jersey 101.5 talk show host Jeff Deminski. Any opinions expressed are Jeff Deminski’s own.
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The follow individuals were arrested over the past several years. Some have been convicted and sentenced to prison, while others have accepted plea deals for probation.
Others cases are still pending, including some court delays amid the COVID-19 pandemic.