Thieves steal $25,000 value of autos and pieces from Indy auto dealer

UPDATE: The stolen dually truck has been recovered, but the Dodge Durango stays lacking.

INDIANAPOLIS — A trio of robbers created off with two vehicles at a local used auto supplier, and the dealership suggests the crooks applied a single automobile to steal the subsequent.

“With the occasions with COVID I by now received a bloody nose, and like I explained, now I have a black eye,” said Dailey’s Used Autos General Manager Scott Keen, expressing his aggravation.

It took place all over 3 Sunday early morning at Dailey’s Applied Cars and trucks on East Troy Avenue. The crooks bought by their gate and commenced stealing batteries from the motor vehicles. From there, they started incredibly hot wiring a truck on the whole lot.

“They proceeded to steal a diesel dually black-on-black with customized wheels,” explained Eager. “These automobiles aren’t absolutely free, and now I have to discover some way to pay out for them.”

The suspects drove off only to come back a few hours later.

They then strapped a Dodge Durango to the to start with stolen truck and drove off with both. The dealership is now out $25,000.

“I want they would tighten the guidelines up, or make some thing like if you have a catalytic converter, batteries, even marketing vehicle pieces to the recycling organizations of that nature, that they have to connect a VIN variety,” stated Keen, introducing that auto batteries promote for very little funds on the open up market. “I mean if the lousy man wanted $14 he could have appear in, and I would have purchased him lunch.”

Dailey’s Employed Autos is providing a $2,000 reward for info that leads to the return of the cars.