Bartow County, GA – 6 October 2017 – A repossessor was shot at on Tuesday while repossessing a vehicle around 9:40 p.m. According to a police report, a Bartow County Sheriff’s officer was dispatched to 36 Pine Ridge Road in White after receiving a call about shots being fired.
Mobile, AL – 26 September 2017 – Mobile Police report that on Sunday, September 24, 2017, at approximately 11:30 p.m., officers responded to the area of Brucewood Drive West in reference to shots fired. The victim told officers that he had an active repossession order at the location and that the vehicle owner came outside and told the victim to get off his property.
Detroit, MI – 17 July 2017 – A repo man said when he pulled up to repossess a vehicle in Detroit, he had no choice to but to shoot a family’s dog that he says was ready to attack. But the owner of the dog says that’s not true – from the back of a police car.
Ginger Leigh Westmoreland, 57, is facing aggravated assault charges after she grabbed a gun and shot a repo man’s tire on Monday morning, according to a police report.
Philadelphia, PA – 9 June 2017 – Johnny Fischer was walking his two dogs in their Point Breeze neighborhood Friday morning when a shootout erupted between a tow-truck driver and another man, killing the second man.
“I was across the street, dove out of the way, tried to hide behind a stoop,” he said. His two dogs were injured, one from ricocheting bullets.
Police said the tow-truck driver was trying to repossess a silver Toyota Sienna minivan in the parking lot of the Santana Food Market at 18th and Dickinson Streets when the altercation broke out with a friend of the van’s owner. The tow-truck driver fatally shot the 32-year-old man about 10:20 a.m., police said.
San Antonio, TX – 7 June 2017 – Bexar County deputies in a standoff on the far Southeast Side early Thursday resorted to shooting gas into the home before arresting a man who allegedly fired an AK-47 at a person who came to repossess a vehicle Wednesday night.
Orlando, FL – 17 May 2017 – Paul Gren was a controversial figure in Orlando. He was known for having harsh policies at his business, the Tow Truck Company, that led to many angry drivers. But friends say they never thought one would take his life.
Petersburg, VA – 23 April 2017 – The Petersburg Assistant Fire Marshal is speaking out after he was arrested at his home Friday and charged with shooting at two repo men. Marlow Jones faces two misdemeanors after the repo company said he pointed a gun at them to make them leave. Jones is challenging that claim and the reason they showed up to his door in the first place.
DeFuniak Springs, FL – 18 April 2017 – A picture is worth 1,000 words. A photo taken of a deputy on the scene of a shots fired at a Repo Man call is no less than heartwarming. Tuesday morning around 2:30am Walton County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to Wildflower Street in DeFuniak Springs after a 911 call by repossession agent who said a woman was firing shots at him.