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Hello everyone, Nice to meet everybody my names Kevin live in  tx , just yesterday 2-5-13 at around 5pm, i have already filed police rpoert but i was hoping i could post here and spread the word about my vehicle. it is a 2012 kia forte koup silver sx trim.  . All Silver with gunmetal grey wheels. please give me any tips on places to look or what else i can do, ive made a police report . ive alos contacted sheriffs office but they couldnt give me much info. whats the chances of the car being retrieved?


 


 


PLease look up 2012 silver kia forte koup, it wouldnt let me add an image for some reason. its the only koup that kia makes


contact me thru this site.


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This is a public site with the possibility of anybody getting your information. I hope you will take my advice and take your personal infomation off of here. The best source you have is right in your own home town. Trust your officers and hope. That is the best you can do. If you have insurance, which I guess you do since it's a 2012, call them and start a claim. Good luck, and I hope for a happy ending.

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Joined today. First post and a skeleton profile. I concur with schultzy64. You did not think this out did you? What would be funny is if the thieves viewed this. I am guessing a one post wonder. If I was a member of the agency whom you filed this report with I would feel insulted.

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This is a public site with the possibility of anybody getting your information. I hope you will take my advice and take your personal infomation off of here. The best source you have is right in your own home town. Trust your officers and hope. That is the best you can do. If you have insurance, which I guess you do since it's a 2012, call them and start a claim. Good luck, and I hope for a happy ending.


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I've had cars I've worked very hard for get stolen about 16+ years ago so I feel your pain and desperation.  Putting too much personal info on Social Media Sites may make you a Vic twice over plus you'll be trying to find the location of everyone who prank-called while your thinking in your head these people actually know something.


There's an edit button to the left of your post that allows you to erase all or part of your personal information. 


As for the car conundrum, recovery can be as quick as the car thieve's run out of gas, the thieve's hit something and bounce, the car becomes unoperable, the car thieves block someone's driveway,  the car thieve's decide they want something else, ect.  Then there's a slim chance that it will never be recovered, but carmakers (thank God) tag various parts of vehicles and thier easily identified now.


Trust your local LE, let them know you trust them and anything special that might be going on pertaining to the loss of your vehicle.  i.e. "I don't have family that live around here and this was the car I used to take my kids to School and go to work in", be truthful.  


There's a such thing as an owner recovery, but when the vehicle is recovered it has to immediately be followed up with autosquad/ PD.  Also, have you contacted the local towing companies in the area yet to see if they can legally assist?


 



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Sorry about that took out some of the info, didnt mean to be insulting to LEOs im just trying ot do what i can as the owner. Ill be doing more to my profile sometime tomorrow, Does anyone know of any places i could maybe just drive by that would be more likely for cars to be dropped at? Im sure ill get it back soon just trying to do what i can.

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Sorry about that took out some of the info, didnt mean to be insulting to LEOs im just trying ot do what i can as the owner. Ill be doing more to my profile sometime tomorrow, Does anyone know of any places i could maybe just drive by that would be more likely for cars to be dropped at? Im sure ill get it back soon just trying to do what i can.



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Kevin, don't go looking for your own car.  You may find yourself in a situation that you can not get out of.  It is dangerous.  You do no good to your family if you get hurt or worse, killed.  You reported it to your local PD......... Now let them and all other allied agencies do their jobs.  When it turns up, they will be calling you.

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I wasnt going tojump in my car or take care of it myself i have the police on speed dil that way if i spot it im able to contact them about it. I have no clue who the guy is and im not going to risk my life to take him in lol but i understand where youre coming from.

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My own daughter tried this drive and search method a couple of years back when herAcura was stolen, and it only resulted in wasted gas money. Her and her bestie didn't even know their way around that chitty area.


  To me, your cars appearance makes it look sporty and fast, they'll probably be speeding, driving erradically or doing donuts for an audience of bored weed smokers who don't realize they can be harmed and pinned underneath one of these cars.  Hopefully, a concerned citizen picks up a phone and reports them, uh, like you would do right?.  I'm certain even if no one bothers, the people that stole this vehicle will bring attention to themselves during their pre-dawn witching hours and they can't seem to comprehend parking rules.  They'll mess up eventually.


 


My G-PoP always told me that cutting off a thief's hand or finger was once the norm in Italy. I wish the US could adopt this now.  That would mean car thieves would have to learn how to drive with their teeth and two stubs and will steer (pun intended) away from a manual transmission. Sweeeeeet.


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You would be amazed at how well officers in your area know their jurisdiction. I cannot even start to think of where you car may be. I do not know people, streets, bad neighborhoods, likely suspects, but your local PD will. it is not considered rude to check in with thme in a few days. The thing is, with stolen cars after 1 hour the suspect can be anywhere in a 60 mile radius. Every hour, the area multiplies exponentially. It has been 24 hours. Your car could be anywhere in the United States right now. It most likely is entered stolen, so we can hope there is an officer somewhere who runs by it. We can further hope the incident goes without injury.


Criminals do check sites like this looking for somebody to victimize. Just be careful. There are two things going on right now with you that are conflicting. 1. Nobody cares more about your car than you do, and 2. There is absolutely nothing you can do about it. Learn to control impulsive, anger driven reactions, because they will put you in situations you would not be in if thinking clearly. Again, good luck. I don't like seeing bad guys win, and I share the same feeling with many good officers throughout this country. We'll do our best to get your car back. Just be patient.

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You would be amazed at how well officers in your area know their jurisdiction. I cannot even start to think of where you car may be. I do not know people, streets, bad neighborhoods, likely suspects, but your local PD will. it is not considered rude to check in with thme in a few days. The thing is, with stolen cars after 1 hour the suspect can be anywhere in a 60 mile radius. Every hour, the area multiplies exponentially. It has been 24 hours. Your car could be anywhere in the United States right now. It most likely is entered stolen, so we can hope there is an officer somewhere who runs by it. We can further hope the incident goes without injury.


Criminals do check sites like this looking for somebody to victimize. Just be careful. There are two things going on right now with you that are conflicting. 1. Nobody cares more about your car than you do, and 2. There is absolutely nothing you can do about it. Learn to control impulsive, anger driven reactions, because they will put you in situations you would not be in if thinking clearly. Again, good luck. I don't like seeing bad guys win, and I share the same feeling with many good officers throughout this country. We'll do our best to get your car back. Just be patient.



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Not knowing where you live (probably a very small town judging by your report number), this may not be 100% accurate: if it's not recovered in the first 48-72 hours, it probably won't be. And if it is, you may not want it back in the condition it's in.


Let Law Enforcement do their job, and have the insurance company do what you pay them to do.


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its not that large of a town but not exactly small iether, last night police were called across the street from where my car was stolen someone was looking into a house or trying to break in. im not sure if its the same guy but happening the next day makes me wonder. i hope they find it. i called an auto theft task force they said due to make and model my car would less likely go to a chop shop. they think its someone just joyriding. its quite frustratng that a 25k car cant be tracked thru the navigation but a 250 smart phone can be tracked...

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Kevin.  Think.  Somebody who just stole a 25K car isn't coming back to house-break the next day, unless it's kids or a mental case. You just said the town isn't that big.  Cops have a handle on how rings operate in the area.  Rings work fast.  Annnd...like the LEOs here, your local police don't want you to cowboy either.


The police listed car theft categories:  Joyride/Kids and Chop Shop/Ring.  They think Joyride.  A ring might take it  'over the border' if you live anywhere near Mexico. 


Joyrides aren't long in duration.  Often means cops coming up to a stripped, abandoned car, left to molder.  Somewhere.  Perhaps in another state.


In any case, listen to the sound advice here. Who wants to get discovered with a 25K stolen car?  Nobody.  Think conservatively. That means coming up on someone (or they come up on you) with a gun.  Put other stolen property  - maybe drugs - into the equation. Kids like to get high and joyride. Sometimes with a gun on hand.


You want to walk/drive up on THAT?  Is your life worth 24K?

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yeah ive changed my mind somewhat but i do have good news, they tried using my debit card to a jail i think so im giving the police that info to see if it can be tracked  might be getting my car back soon but who knows

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They have your credit card?? 


Did you leave your CC in the car and then got distracted, came back and your car was gone?  lol, just curious.


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KevinRoy.What the auto theft task force told you is right on the money.If it is a newer vehicle,popular vehicle and/or worth a few coins   chances are quite good it ended up in a chop shop withen an hour of the theft.Auto theft is not just a regional or national problem,it is quite frankly world wide.Many are shipped overseas.Many vehicles which are not stolen on either coast,often find their way to Kansas City,Omaha or Detroit where they are drastically altered for resale.If it were just a gang of juveniles out for a joy ride car is usually recovered in a few days.

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No, my wallet was in my car when the ystle it. ive bben applying for jovs so my SSC was also in there along with CHL and driver liscence they pretty much have all my identity. but yeah they attempted to use my debit to send money or call somebody in jail. im hoping this is going ot be the evidence they need to find who stole my car. i assume they could figure out who the inmate is and talk to him or track where the card was used or where the phone was used

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So, where were the keys to your car? Sorry, have to ask.


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If your car was reported as stolen and was reported properly the vehicle was entered nationwide into NCIC as stolen. Yes the plate can be changed and yes the vehicle can be chopped, burned, sold for scrap, etc........the VIN will never change. It will be found one way or the other. Great thing about it is it is insured. YOU DO HAVE INSURANCE DON'T YOU? Placing this on to the worldwide web with personal information was foolish to say the least. Let you local PD do their job.


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So, where were the keys to your car? Sorry, have to ask.



I would have thought that a 2012 Kia Forte Koup would have keyless ignition so my question would be, "Was the key fob in the vehicle?"

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So, where were the keys to your car? Sorry, have to ask.



I would have thought that a 2012 Kia Forte Koup would have keyless ignition so my question would be, "Was the key fob in the vehicle?"



Good point.


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ill explain it in detail on tuesday i went to my parents to pick up my dog and a shovel. i turned off the car(push button start/stop) but the keys fell in between the console and seat or it was under the seat i didnt find it. I got out of the car and grabbed the shovel from the back yard. As i was reutnring to the car my stepdad was talking to me on hte side of the house and he noticed someone walk by. A few seconds later he noticed the guy turn around and get in the car thats when he alerted me that he thought someone got in my car. we opened the gate and started walking ot the front and he pushed the button and drove off. My theory is since he didnt hear the audible beep that cars make when you lock it he jumped in to see if he could steal anything and when he noticed us come around the corner he pushed the button to see if it would start and luckily for him it did. thats really how it happened, i should have had the keys and most cases i do but i didnt want to sit there forever looking for them and i didnt plan to be gone for more than a minute or two. Im positive ill be getting my car back later this next week. Ive been doing all i can and we luckily got a break, he used my debit card to send money to someone in jail, the detective already sent the subpoena so its only a matter of time. or atleast i think so

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Thank you.  You keep it so that I can expect a steady pay check and always have new work to expect to come across my desk.


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Hope you learned a lesson, a very good anti-theft system with keyless ignition, just keep the key fob in your pocket and all this would have been avoided.

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Cedardale. Speaking of anti-theft device. Geo Metro has a new anti-theft device. There making the letters taller.

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yeah i leaned my lesson lol once i get my car back im buying a lanyard so i laways have my keys and im getting lo-jack or are there better anti theft devices?

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I strongly suggest you remove your above personal information before you become a victim of ID theft as well.  That is unless you think the detective handling your case needs more work...


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its not that large of a town but not exactly small iether, last night police were called across the street from where my car was stolen someone was looking into a house or trying to break in. im not sure if its the same guy but happening the next day makes me wonder. i hope they find it. i called an auto theft task force they said due to make and model my car would less likely go to a chop shop. they think its someone just joyriding. its quite frustratng that a 25k car cant be tracked thru the navigation but a 250 smart phone can be tracked...



You are one of thousands of people who's vehicle gets stolen every day...... You reported the vehicle stolen.  Contrary to what seems to be your belief, The officers in your area are not spending all of their time specifically and actively looking for your vehicle.  Their jobs / our jobs require us to work for the whole community, not just one member of it.    RELAX..... At some point it will turn up somewhere either intact, in pieces or torched.  When it is located you will be notified.

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im aware of that, i only bothered the police today when i found out he used my debit. my personal info has been edited out. i know they have otehr duties thats why ive been doing what i can and i just call them if i find out anything new that could potentially be a lead. i think the debit card is it though once they track down the account number and inmate that it was sent to itll be over so i just have to wait till he gets back with me about it. Is there anything better than lo-jack?

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kevinroy. As I responded to your PM do not become a pest. Believe it or not police department personnel know how to handle this without interference from you. Take a deep breath and relax. I assure you, if you become a pest the pace of the investigators will slow to a crawl. Leave them alone and if they need you they will call you.SkoolCop is soooooooooo correct.

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