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.
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.
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.
Fauquier County, VA – 28 February, 2017 – The Virginia Court of Appeals today reversed a portion of the conviction of a Marshall man who shot and killed 23 year old Junior Jordan Montero while he was repossessing his car in June 2014.
Carroll Edward “Tootie” Gregg, 55, of Marshall, was found guilty of two involuntary manslaughter charges, one statutory and one common law, after a five-day jury trial in September 2015.
Lake Havasu City , AZ – 10 February 2017 – Lake Havasu City Police are investigating a shooting in the 2400 block of North Rainbow Avenue that sent two men to the hospital Thursday with non-life threatening injuries. At 2:18 a.m. a female in the residence called police to report there were people attempting to break into the home and access a motorcycle. Detective Sgt. Chad Williams said police believe the men were there to repossess the motorcycle when the male homeowner entered the attached garage armed with a rifle and opened fire.
Moreno Valley, CA – 13 September 2016 – A man who was shot while repossessing a vehicle in Moreno Valley on Aug. 30 said he expected to leave the hospital Tuesday, and a person who was arrested minutes after the incident has pleaded not guilty to charges that include attempted murder.