Car thieves are circling your neighborhood, no matter where you live. They’re checking your driveway, you gas station, anywhere you park. And if your door is unlocked and the keys are in sight, your car could be gone in a flash.
Metro Nashville and surrounding communities are in the midst of a car theft crime wave. Last year, thieves stole around 3,100 cars in Nashville – sometimes more than 100 per day.
News 2 is digging deeper into the troubling trend of car thefts. Our special project “Car Theft Crime Wave” reveals where your car is most likely to get stolen, new tools and technology you can use to protect your vehicle, how auto theft is driving more violent crime across the area, and what police departments are doing about it.
Watch “Car Theft Crime Wave” on News 2, Saturday at 6 p.m.