State tow trucks that patrol the Illinois Tollway system will be sporting ads for State Farm, after the insurance company spent $1.8 million to sponsor the state’s road assistance program.
They tell CBS 2’s Mike Parker they want action to stop the crooks.
Police have issued an alert to Near West Side residents, warning that thieves using tow trucks have been taking older cars off the streets at night.
Car thieves in Chicago are using a variety of tools these days – including a couple of things that are somewhat surprising.
Three area men have been busted for stealing cars off the streets of Chicago with tow trucks and stripping their parts for cash, police said Thursday in announcing “Operation Hook ‘Em Up.”
Police are warning residents of the Englewood neighborhood to be aware of masked robbers targeting tow truck drivers.