Arlington Heights police received a report about 6:13 AM Tuesday of theft of motor vehicle parts at Dana Point Apartments, 1400 block of East Central Road. An unknown offender or offenders removed wheel rims and tires from a red Mitsubishi Lancer. The owner of the vehicle found the vehicle on four jacks with the wheels removed.
The vehicle was missing four Hankook tires and Ventus V12 rims with a gun metal 12 spoke style. The loss is valued at $3000.
The crime is reported to have occurred between Monday, November 19, 2012 at about 5:20 p.m. and Tuesday, November 20 at 6:00 a.m.
A rash of tire/wheel thefts have been reported during the last month. As many as 36 spare wheels/tires have been stolen from new vehicles at the Bob Rohrman Nissan dealership on West Dundee Road within the last month. Also a spare tire/wheel was stolen from a van at the Holiday Inn Express on South Arlington Heights Road.
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