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Thieves Steal $75,000 Hellcat in 90 Seconds

January 26, 2017 3 Comments

We’ve reported previously about thefts occurring at retail automotive stores across the USA. For today’s story, thieves managed to get in and out of a dealership with a $75,000 vehicle, in 90 seconds.

According to a CBS Detroit report, on January 24 at around 1:00 a.m., thieves struck Bill Snethkamp Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram in of Highland Park, Michigan. According to a video posted to Twitter, you can see two thieves rush into the dealership and not drive but push a new $75,000 Dodge Challenger Hellcat out of a broken front window of the store. In another video from around the corner, the crooks then amazingly push the Hellcat from behind with a van, and they got away. The CBS report indicates police have yet to locate the van or the Hellcat and that the thieves remain at large.


What is the strategy at your store or group to keep vehicles and vehicle keys safe when the store is closed?

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  1. John Jost says:

    They should have talked to Apex Protect about two months ago.
    The Hellcat will be back in inventory already —but they still have a very p/o’d insurance company.

  2. Chris Rizzle says:

    Not sure how they got it in neutral without the key…The charger is automatic only.

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