Police Plant Decoy Cars In Attempt To Catch Crooks In The Act

October 20, 2014 3:57 PM

Police Plant Decoy Cars In Attempt To Catch Crooks In The Act
" DENVER (CBS4) – As police in Denver respond to more car break-ins in, officers are turning to a new strategy: decoy cars.

More than 4,000 cars have been broken into in the city since January. Breaking into a car is a Class 5 felony that carries a sentence of up to 3 years in prison.

Denver police have now set up decoy cars in the Green Valley Ranch neighborhood that are stocked with devices that have GPS tracking technology. That is one of the worst-hit neighborhood when it comes to car theft this year.

Police say the devices in the cars will allow police to track and then arrest any criminal who tries to steal that car.

“And we’re going to do it in a strategic operation "

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