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Police Investigate String of Thefts

Deputies in Baton Rouge, La., are searching for those responsible for a string of burglaries that resulted in more than $6,000 of stolen tires from a Penske Truck rental company during the past three months. The first robbery took place during the night between May 13 and 14, with roughly $400 in tires stolen by

Man Killed in Bust Outside Tire Store

Tampa Bay area detectives fatally shot a suspected prescription-drug dealer in an undercover drug bust outside a tire dealership in Zephyrhills, Fla. After searching the suspect, the detectives found that he was unarmed. Pasco County Sheriff Chris Nocco said in a news conference on July 2, that the detectives didn’t know that when they moved

California Discount Tire Center Robbed

Two Los Angeles residents were arrested June 11 for allegedly stealing tires from a Burbank, Calif. Discount Tire Center. Burbank police received a call from someone who had seen someone jump over a wall at the tire store, according to Burbank Police Sgt. Jeff Lamoureaux. Once police arrived at the scene, they discovered 11 tires

Three Robberies In Canada Believed To Be Linked

Royal Canadian Mounted Police in Fredericton are seeking information regarding thefts that occurred earlier this year involving three local businesses. The thefts occurred between Jan. 24 and Feb. 8. Police say a number of tires and rims were taken from Proactive Collision, Provincial Bandag Tire and Coast Tire. The amount stolen is believed to equal

Massachusetts Tire Fire Under Investigation

A stack of tires was set on fire near the back entrance of an auto sales business in Springfield, Mass., on the afternoon of June 8, said Dennis Leger, executive aide to the city’s Fire Commissioner Joseph Conant. Leger said firefighters responded to the auto sales store just before 2 p.m. after receiving a report

‘Black Money’ Scam Hits Tire Dealer

Two con men were charged with conspiracy to commit theft by swindle. The target, prosecutors said, was a South St. Paul, Minn., tire dealer. The two men, charged June 4, tried to swindle the tire dealer out of money and inventory using a “black money” scam, prosecutors say. The con men contacted the intended victim

Black Money Scam
Shots Fired at Dallas Tire Shop, Man Injured

A man was injured in a shooting at a Dallas tire shop. The incident occurred around 11:30 p.m. on May 26. The business is open 24 hours a day. According to authorities, at least one suspect walked into the business and fired multiple gunshots. The victim, a man not yet known to be a customer

Four Shot Outside Texas Tire Shop

Police said four individuals were shot outside a tire store 8 p.m. May 21 in Oak Cliff, Texas. According to the victims’ relatives, the victims stopped by Dub House Wheels and Tires in Oak Cliff to get their windows tinted when at least one person opened fire at them. One person was killed and three