Scrap Yard

Police found 70 to 100 stolen cars at a salvage yard in the South Deering neighborhood on Monday. (Credit: CBS)

One In Custody After Dozens Of Stolen Cars Found At Scrap Yard

Police have seen a spike in the number of stolen cars reported on the Southeast Side for a number of months. On Monday, they discovered dozens of stolen vehicles at a scrap yard in the 3000 block of East 106th Street in the South Deering neighborhood.


File Photo Of Chicago Police Car (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Police Find Dozens Of Stolen Vehicles At Auto Scrap Yard

It all started when the victim of a car theft happened to spot his car parked at Adelman’s Truck & Equipment, 3033 E 106th St. When police came to check it out, they found so many stolen cars they stopped counting.


Chicago police say this material at an Englewood recycling yard was stolen. (Chicago Police Dept.)

Scrap-Metal Thieves Super-Sizing By Swiping Boat, Big-Rig Trailers: Police

Go big or go home, the saying goes. Some scrap-metal thieves are taking that expression to heart, police say. CBS 2’s Brad Edwards reports.


Grates found at the Kilpatrick site. (Photo courtesy Ald. Scott Waguespack)

Missing City Grates Found In Scrap Metal Yard

Police followed two would-be tree grate thieves to a recycling center on the West Side, where they found hundreds of city-owned tree and sewer grates, worth thousands of dollars.