Colorado Springs, Colorado (KKTV) – A spokesperson for the Colorado Springs Police Department (CSPD) said Colorado holds the highest number of auto theft records in the nation.
Last week, the El Paso County Sheriff’s Department and the Colorado Springs Police Department issued multiple search warrants in connection with an 18-month investigation into vehicle theft, gas theft and other crimes. Not much is known about the details of that investigation, but the CSPD says it’s best to be prepared to prevent it from happening to you.
According to the CSPD, apps like TikTok and Instagram have made it easier to steal cars like Hyundai and Kiaz.
In some cases, car theft can occur without the car keys. The CSPD said social media tended to raise concerns about the problem of vehicle theft.
“It’s still on the rise,” said senior public communications supervisor (PIO) Robert Tornabene of the car theft trend. Especially about the trending TikTok. This social his media trend led to a surge in the number of stolen cars. ”
According to the CSPD, the most important thing you can do to keep your car safe is to lock your doors.
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