Car theft
Motor vehicle theft (sometimes referred to as grand theft auto by the media and police departments in the US) is the criminal act of stealing or attempting to steal a car. Nationwide in the US in 2005...
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Ninja rocks
Ninja rocks are broken shards of spark plugs formed by smashing the ceramic portion of the spark plug with a hammer or other large object. Since they can quickly and quietly fracture the glass side w...
Jones v. United States (1999)
Jones v. United States, 526 U.S. 227 (1999) is a United States Supreme Court case interpreted the federal carjacking statute, 18 U.S.C. § 2119, to set forth three distinct crimes, each w...
Jones v. United States (1999) - Wikipedia
Odometer fraud
Odometer fraud, also referred to as "busting miles" (United States) or "clocking" (UK and Ireland), is the illegal practice of rolling back odometers to make it appear that vehicles have lower mileage...
Motor vehicle theft
Motor vehicle theft (sometimes referred to as grand theft auto by the media and police departments in the US) is the criminal act of stealing or attempting to steal a car. Nationwide in the US in 2005...
Motor vehicle theft - Wikipedia
August 2010 West Bank shooting attack
The August 2010 West Bank shooting attack was an attack near the Israeli settlement of Kiryat Arba in the occupied West bank, carried out by Hamas militants. Four Israeli settlers were killed after gu...
Dangerous driving
In United Kingdom law, dangerous driving is a statutory offence. It is also a term of art used in the definition of the offence of causing death by dangerous driving. It replaces the former offence of...
Drive-by shooting
The tactic of drive-by shooting originated when assailants would ride up to their targets on horseback, shoot them with wheellock pistols and then ride off before they could be apprehended, though the...
VIN etching
VIN etching is a countermeasure to motor vehicle theft that involves etching a vehicle's VIN onto its windows to reduce the value of a stolen vehicle to thieves.
VIN etching uses a variety of meth...
Vehicular homicide
Vehicular homicide is a crime that, in general, involves the death of an individual other than the driver as a result of either criminally negligent or murderous operation of a vehicle. The former cas...
LoJack
The LoJack Stolen Vehicle Recovery System is an aftermarket vehicle tracking system that allows vehicles to be tracked by police, with the aim of recovering them in case of theft. The manufacturer cla...
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2009 Little Rock recruiting office shooting
The 2009 Little Rock recruiting office shooting took place on June 1, 2009, when the American Abdulhakim Mujahid Muhammad, born Carlos Leon Bledsoe, opened fire with a rifle in a drive-by shooting on ...
2009 Little Rock recruiting office shooting - Wikipedia
Hit and run
Hit-and-run is the act of causing (or contributing to) a traffic accident (such as colliding with a person or a fixture), and failing to stop and identify oneself afterwards. It is considered a crime ...
Dernell Stenson
Dernell Renauld Stenson (June 17, 1978 – November 5, 2003) was an American outfielder in Major League Baseball. He batted and threw left-handed. He was 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) tall and weigh...
Miracle cars scam
The miracle cars scam was an advance fee fraud that ran from 1997 to 2002. It was one of the largest advance fee frauds in world history, as well as the largest automobile fraud in American history. ...
Bait car
A bait car, also called a hot car, is a vehicle used by law enforcement agencies to capture car thieves or thieves who steal items from cars. The vehicles are modified with audio/video surveillance te...
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Ram-raiding
Ram-raiding is a variation on burglary in which a van, SUV, car, or other heavy vehicle is driven through the windows or doors of a closed shop, usually a department store or jewellers shop, to allow ...
Ram-raiding - Wikipedia