Bath, PA – 7 August 2017 – A 24-year-old Bath man is in Northampton County Prison after firing shots Monday when a man was repossessing a vehicle, Colonial Regional police report.
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.
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.
Pine Bluff District Jude John Kearney set the bond after ruling prosecutors have probable cause to charge Andre Ware, 26, with committing a terroristic act.
Dania Beach, FL – June 9, 2016 – Police said a repo man was trying to do his job when the owner of the car he was trying to repossess started shooting at him and then chased him on I-95.
According to the tow truck driver, Colby Gonzales, it all started when he showed up at a house in Miami-Dade to repossess a car. Gonzales said someone connected to that car then started shooting at him, striking the side of his truck.