New York, NY – 19 February 2018 – A federal agent allegedly pulled a gun on a man whose car was being repossessed by the agent’s cousin in The Bronx, then had the victim arrested on bogus charges, a high-ranking police source said Sunday.
Little Rock, AR – 16 February 2018 – Cody Hiland, United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Arkansas, and Jeffrey Reed, Resident Agent in Charge of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms & Explosives (ATF), announce that late Thursday multi-convicted felon Marvin Meux, 45, of West Memphis, was sentenced to 210 months in federal prison for his illegal possession of a firearm after his armed encounter with two Repo Men in 2015.
Memphis, TN – 14 February 2018 – A convicted felon is once again behind bars after being accused of opening fire on a repo man. The incident happened Tuesday in the 4500 block of Lawrence Avenue. A Tri-State repossession employee was reportedly picking up a silver Ford Mustang in the neighborhood when the suspect, Mack Benton, fired multiple times using both a Mossberg .22 pistol and a burgundy semi auto 9 mm pistol.
Repossessing a van from an apartment complex in broad daylight isn’t usually a big deal, but when the entire neighborhood is milling about with nothing better to do all day, it’s a whole different ball game as this Repo Man experiences.
Myrtle Beach, SC – 8 February 2018 – A North Myrtle Beach man says he was trying to repossess a vehicle at a home on Fair Lane at around 1 a.m. Feb. 2 when the resident of the home — wearing only boxers — walked outside with a handgun, the report states.
For whatever reasons, the practice of double assigning repossessions keeps rearing its ugly head. The causes range from; a collector receiving a new address in another area or the collector or vendor management staff feel that the assigned agency isn’t working the account or just good old fashioned brain cramps causing the collector to forget to close the assignment. Any way you look at it, it’s a bad practice and a deadly one.
Oconee, GA – 4 February 2018 – On Jan. 26, Deputy Justin Cash was dispatched about 4:15 a.m. to a location on Colham Ferry Road, where a 46-year-old Dacula man reported that while he was attempting to repossess a car, a man exited the house, fired a gun and threatened to kill him.
Kids, don’t try this at home! What more can I say? Every once in a while, a video surfaces showing the extremes debtors will go through to get their cars, trucks or SUV’s off of a repossessors wheel lift. This one, in an unknown location and unknown participants, goes almost vertical as the front bumper shroud is pressed to the ground while the, assumed, borrower guns the gas a twists the steering wheels in a vain effort to flee.
Jones County, MS – 1 February 2018 – Jones County Sheriff’s deputies arrested a man for shooting at a repo man attempting to repossess his truck. However, he says it was all a misunderstanding.
So, as you spend a half hour carefully listing and doing inventory on that motorized dumpster full of cockroaches, needles, trash and half eaten food that smells like a dead bum left in the sun to rot that used to be a car, and then hand it over FOR FREE, to the foul mouthed “consumer” who is threatening to sue you and worse, and you got paid a whopping $300 (the same as you would have gotten paid in 1990) for it, take solace! Millennium got an award for your sacrifice! Now, THAT should put a smile on your face!