Sgt. Rich Tonsberg poses among recovered car parts such as fenders, doors, bumpers and body panels. Police say 10 percent of car thefts in 2015 involved keys left in the ignition.
Sgt. Rich Tonsberg poses among recovered car parts such as fenders, doors, bumpers and body panels. Police say 10 percent of car thefts in 2015 involved keys left in the ignition. ROBERT LAHSER ROBERT LAHSER - rlahser@charlott
Sgt. Rich Tonsberg poses among recovered car parts such as fenders, doors, bumpers and body panels. Police say 10 percent of car thefts in 2015 involved keys left in the ignition. ROBERT LAHSER ROBERT LAHSER - rlahser@charlott
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