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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.

04/01/2014

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.

03/31/2014

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.

04/05/2013

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.

08/24/2012