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Do you know this suspected car thief?

Post by Stacey Mulick / The News Tribune on May 17, 2012 at 12:47 pm with 6 Comments »
May 17, 2012 12:47 pm
Surveillance image of suspected car thief/Courtesy of LPD

Local law enforcement officers are trying to identify a man suspected of stealing a car from the Pierce Transit Tacoma Dome Station on Tuesday.

The thief was captured by surveillance captures. Surveillance images were released by the Lakewood Police Department today.

The suspect was seen stealing the car at the Tacoma Dome Station, 610 Puyallup Ave., about 11:30 a.m. Tuesday.

The Pierce County Auto Crimes Enforcement Task Force asks anyone who recognizes the thief to call them at 253-830-5064 or Tacoma-Pierce County Crime Stoppers at 253-591-5959.

Tips also can be submitted on the Tacoma Police Department’s website here.

Leave a comment Comments → 6
  1. gonefishin69690 says:

    I love it when the word “suspected” is used when the guy is right there on video. Just like the perps on cops. Hilarious.

  2. AveragePublicEmployee says:

    What I dont understand is why do these places have the worst cameras EVER.

  3. serendipity says:

    “Suspected” is a word used because he has not been convicted or charged. I love it when people don’t know any rules of journalism or even basic law.

    Due process. Look it up.

  4. I agree we need to get better pictures in many cases. Good cameras cost a lot of money . This appears to be a pretty good camera covering a wide area . Maybe they have other shots of him passing through an exit or on a turn? That would be a good place for a tighter shot. If you blow up the photo to 200 plus percent by using view and zoom ( depress control and hit + at the same time ) you get a pretty good picture of a medium build, 25-35 year old , white guy with some distinctive features , with short brown or black hair and a black mustache .

    Lessons learned – buy real good cameras ( over $1000 a piece ) and place them in good places with lots of light but protected from glare rain and vandals . The only thing better than a good camera is one that is being watched by someone, someone who sees something not quite right and calls the police right NOW. More monitored, good cameras would a plus when placed in the right locations.

  5. barbe001 says:

    Smile! You’re on candid camera, Jerk!!!

  6. rawdibob says:

    For this very reason, I stopped using Park and Ride lots L O N G ago. The police have yet to recover my car that was stolen from the P&R lot at 145th and I-5 about 10 years ago. It does not pay to own a Honda with a straight body. It will quickly be converted into parts.

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