chop shop

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a place where stolen cars are disassembled for their parts

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Those vehicles not destined for chop shops are advertised in car magazines.
And last week, demonstrators were out in force, opposing the city's plan to re-train chop shop workers as hotel industry employees.
Rewards of up to $10,000 are issued if a tip results in the arrest and binding over for trial of suspected theft ring or chop shop operators.
At LoJack, our long range goal is to put professional car thieves and their chop shop operations out of business," said Abely.
Palermo, Italy: Honda Motorcycles Recovered in Chop Shop On January 16, 2013, the Provincial Police of Palermo was notified that a Honda SH scooter worth[euro] 60.
The city took another step forward in its controversial plan to dramatically redevelop the Willets Point neighborhood that more than 260 chop shops and other industrial properties call home.
We have a lot of problems with chop shops in the Valley,'' said Cmdr.
It has proven to be very effective in locating chop shops and organized auto theft rings.
Additionally, chop shops and others involved in criminal activity will have easier access to vehicles that can be used to hide stolen property.
If you know anything about auto theft, chop shops, carjacking or insurance fraud, report it day or night to your local police department and H.
What started as a search for two men with a Harley-Davidson stolen from a Sun Valley restaurant early Saturday morning led officers to one of the biggest Harley chop shops in the San Fernando Valley, Los Angeles police Detective Kenneth Belt said.
4 Stolen Acura Integra Leads Police to 400th Chop Shop Bust in California - Only minutes after system activation, LoJack helped police track and eventually recover a stolen Acura Integra, which also led them to the discovery of multiple chop shops -- marking LoJack's 400th chop shop bust in California.
I'm tired of these bigger and bigger stings, whether it is dope money or dope traffickers, auto-theft chop shops, Medicare rip-offs or what have you.
We're making the so-called chop shops go away,'' said Los Angeles police Detective Robert Graybill of the auto theft task force in Van Nuys.
From tracking down an alleged murderer in a stolen vehicle equipped with LoJack, to busting chop shops, to recovering police bait cars, to recovering a vehicle for the ninth time, these stories demonstrate how LoJack continues to be the most effective system today for stolen vehicle recovery.