Thieves managed to steal 124 wheels and tires from a Chevrolet dealership in Slidell, Louisiana in one short night of work last weekend. According to local news reports, the police have estimated the value of all the property stolen to be approximately $120,000. The photos tell the story best, as rows of vehicles sit suspended on wood blocks without their wheels and tires.
You might automatically think that this was the work of a massive team, but surveillance video shows it was just two men doing all the work under the cover of darkness. They managed to yank all the wheels from 31 cars that night without getting caught. Consider us gobsmacked, because this was quite the crime.
Police suspect it could be the work of a professional crime ring, as the job appeared to go on without a hitch. Further surveillance video found a 17-foot U-Haul moving truck pull up to the dealer and enter the parking lot. About 40 minutes after the truck pulled in, it left the lot, presumably with all the stolen cargo on board.