SUV with broken transmission stolen

An SUV was stolen overnight Saturday from a Jefferson Street home, according to a Sandusky police report.
Sandusky Register Staff
Apr 15, 2014


At about 10 a.m. Sunday, a man who lives in the 1000 block of W. Jefferson St. told police his 2002 white Ford Explorer was missing.

He’d left the doors unlocked and a key in the glove compartment. But the man was still puzzled as to how the thief made off with the SUV — its transmission is busted and it can’t shift out of first gear, he told police.

Even so, police were unable to locate the vehicle. They scoured the area and the Explorer was nowhere in sight, the report said.

Anyone with information can call Sandusky police at 419-627-5863.



Sounds possibly like an inside job to me. Maybe does not have the money to fix the transmission but would love to get that insurance money to buy another vehicle. Whether the vehicle is broken or not, who leaves their vehicle unlocked with keys in the glove box? I'm sure the chop shop appreciates that the keys were in the glove box. Heck, they might even pay you for that.

thee dude

You're wrong. It was found. Some lazy p.o.s. didn't want to walk home from the doghouse, thought that they would go through cars for crack money, came across the keys and drove it home.


Wrong? If it cannot shift out of first gear... would have been faster to walk... pretty patient crackhead...