Another day, another Ram pickup attempted theft: Police in Sterling Heights, Michigan, arrested nine suspects Tuesday morning, nine of whom were trying, according to the officers arrested. . Steal Ram 1500 Pickup trucks are stockpiled in the shipping yard of the Sterling Heights assembly plant where the trucks are built.
Police said the robbery fell through after one suspect rammed a police car and another rammed an exit gate while trying to flee a secure lot on 17 Mile Road in Sterling Heights. has not been reported.
Detectives are investigating whether the group may have been involved in other similar vehicle thefts, Sterling Heights Police Lieutenant Mario Bastianelli said. Detroit Free Press.
Stellantisa company that owns Ramtrax brandalong with Jeep, Chrysler and Dodge, said shipping yard security is controlled by a third party.
A few years ago, thieves broke into a Fiat Chrysler warehouse in Warren, Michigan, stole a 2018 Ram truck “10 or 11” and crashed through the gate. The “convoy” fled, police said. They said the thief came to the factory with another ram – a 2003 pickup stolen from Warren’s house.
About a year ago, we reported many such robberies in and around the Detroit area. There are also reports that stealing a new car from storage is easier than you think. The keys are usually left inside the car in the parking lot while waiting to be shipped to the dealer.