Mobile, AL – 21 September 2017 – Mobile Police say a man pulled a gun on a repo man to steal his car back. The incident occurred Wednesday at approximately 7:12 PM at Ladd Stadium. Police say the victim repossessed the car in the 1700 block of Virginia Street.
Lanham, MD – On Friday, September 15th, 2017 at approximately 1:45 p.m. SIA Towing of Lanham MD, attempted to repossess a vehicle. SIA towing received repossession paperwork. Tow truck driver Toby was dispatched to the Hobby Lobby parking lot, after GPS tracking had located the vehicle. Toby located the Lexus in the parking lot, and lifted the car onto his tow truck. While attempting to secure the vehicle, an unidentified driver made contact with Toby.
The Lexus driver requested to get “some personal items” out of the vehicle, and Toby allowed her to enter the car. Once in the Lexus, the driver refused to exit the vehicle.
The owner of the car was holding a crowbar and smashed the rear window of the tow truck while the truck driver tried to escape, according to investigators. Sparks were flying from the vehicle as it was dragged for more than 10 minutes through the streets of Compton.
“We got a call of individuals fighting in the Five Points area,” Alexander City Police Captain Mario Hodge said. “As we were responding, they left the scene with one vehicle chasing the other.”
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.
South Philadelphia, PA – 22 June 2017 – Police are trying to sort out a repo mishap. It all started with a routine repossession of a van in West Philadelphia. But blocks away, police made an unexpected discovery inside – a girl in the back seat.