Brazen Criminal Strips Firefighter's Corvette in Front of Firehouse

A firefighter parked their car in front of their station at 3:30 a.m. The owner found it stripped and on a cinder block at 6:30 a.m. Wheel locks might have prevented the theft if they were used.

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Key Takeaways:

1. A firefighter had their Corvette stripped.

2. The car was parked in front of the fire house at 3:30 a.m. and it was stripped by 6:30 a.m.

3. The car did not have wheel locks installed.

Quote: "Memphis Police Department recommends that drivers buy wheel locks, a special lug nut for each wheel that requires a special tool to remove it." ( Staff, 2017)

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