Police put end to family's car theft ring

By REBECCA ANNA STOIL
September 27, 2006 10:32

 
X

Dear Reader,
As you can imagine, more people are reading The Jerusalem Post than ever before. Nevertheless, traditional business models are no longer sustainable and high-quality publications, like ours, are being forced to look for new ways to keep going. Unlike many other news organizations, we have not put up a paywall. We want to keep our journalism open and accessible and be able to keep providing you with news and analyses from the frontlines of Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World.

As one of our loyal readers, we ask you to be our partner.

For $5 a month you will receive access to the following:

  • A user experience almost completely free of ads
  • Access to our Premium Section
  • Content from the award-winning Jerusalem Report and our monthly magazine to learn Hebrew - Ivrit
  • A brand new ePaper featuring the daily newspaper as it appears in print in Israel

Help us grow and continue telling Israel’s story to the world.

Thank you,

Ronit Hasin-Hochman, CEO, Jerusalem Post Group
Yaakov Katz, Editor-in-Chief

UPGRADE YOUR JPOST EXPERIENCE FOR 5$ PER MONTH Show me later Don't show it again

Police nabbed two suspected car thieves late Tuesday, putting a stop to a family-run-ring that they believe was responsible for at least 10 recent vehicle thefts. "If I knew that the Etgar Unit was so serious, I wouldn't have stolen again," the 30-year-old suspect from Netanya told police investigators Tuesday after being arrested by Etgar, the newly re-instituted unit that combats auto theft. This was the second time that the man was arrested by Etgar, this time after four vehicles suspected of being stolen were found in his possession. All four of the vehicles had been refitted and bore license plates that were registered to other vehicles. Police nabbed the suspect in Netanya, despite the fact that he was supposed to be under house arrest in Kfar Chabad for the suspected theft of another two stolen cars that were found in his possession a few weeks ago. The suspect's brother-in-law was also arrested, under suspicion of theft, after police discovered two stolen vehicles that had been re-fitted in his possession and recovered another two stolen vehicles that police suspect had been given to family members. Both men had their remand extended until Friday.

Related Content

Jisr az-Zarq
April 3, 2014
Residents of Jisr az-Zarqa beckon Israel Trail hikers to enjoy their town

By SHARON UDASIN