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Repo Leads to Child Porn Arrest of Felon

Published on January 19, 2017 By Cucolle1

Waco, TX – 18 January 2017 – The repossession of electronics led to an arrest of a man previously convicted of a child pornography charge after a rental company found several files containing child pornography on a cellphone in the man’s possession in November, Waco police Sgt. W. Patrick Swanton said.   Read More!

Repo Man Sentenced in Death of Woman Whose Car he Was Attempting to Repossess

Published on January 11, 2017 By Cucolle1

Provo, UT – 11 January 2017 – A Utah repossession agent accused of forcing a woman off the road, leading to a fatal crash while trying to take back her car was sentenced Tuesday to one to 15 years in prison.   Read More!

Auto Sales: The Party May be Over

Published on January 10, 2017 By Cucolle1

Car sales are near record levels. But this is a time of uncertainty for the industry, not celebration. Sales are showing signs of leveling off. When December figures come in Wednesday, they may be enough to eke out a seventh straight year of gains, edging past last year’s record of 17.5 million cars and trucks. […]

Debtors Son Arrested for Firing Shots at Repossessor

Published on January 5, 2017 By Cucolle1

Spartanburg, SC – 4 January 2017 – Spartanburg County deputies said a man was arrested Tuesday night after firing a gun at a tow truck that was repossessing a vehicle. Deputies said they were called to an incident on Harrelson Road just before 11 p.m. According to investigative reports, the tow truck was called to […]

Repo Chase and Shooting in Florida

Published on January 2, 2017 By Cucolle1

Melbourne, FL – 31 December 2016 – Melbourne Police have arrested a 48-year-old Kevin Claybourne early Saturday morning after the suspect reportedly chased down and shot at a repo man who was lawfully repossessing the suspect’s truck.   Read More!

Go Green $ave On Fuel Cost

Published on December 28, 2016 By Cucolle1

Detroit Wrecker brings another industry changing product. Proud to announce we are an official Icom dealer. We chose to represent Icom due to the patented Liquid Propane Injection System they use. Not the typical CNG or Vapor Propane Systems we are already used to seeing. This system is radically different.   Read More!

It’s Christmas Time

Published on December 21, 2016 By Cucolle1

Guest Editorial It is hard to believe that the Christmas season is once again upon us.  Of course at my age, every morning I wake up and realize I can still walk and see and still go to work and be productive, it is a time for celebration. Read More!  

What Ever Happened to “Repo Reality” TV?

Published on December 19, 2016 By Cucolle1

Editorial For several years, the repossession industry was up in arms about the proliferation of “Repo Reality” TV shows and the negative image of the industry they portrayed as a bunch of lawn wrestling jug heads who dropped their gloves for a fight on the drop of a dime. There was a perception and theory […]

Free Webinar to Help Agents with the Right way To Handle Personal Property

Published on December 16, 2016 By Cucolle1

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 14, 2016 – The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has indicated it is interested in looking at how repossession agencies charge consumers for items like vehicle storage and personal property. That could lead to investigations, financial penalties, or worse.   Read More!

CA Repo Man Takes Fire in Desert

Published on December 9, 2016 By Cucolle1

Barstow, CA – 8 December 2016 – A Repo Man was shot at when attempting to repossess a Nissan Sentra on Tuesday night. At around 10:06 p.m. Barstow police responded to the report of a shooting in the 300 block of Date Street. When they responded they learned that the victim, an employee from a […]

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