Jeep Theft Made EASY

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I just moved my jeep to the garage, btw. Totally freaked out.
I had my 2019 JLUR broken into about six months ago. It was on the third floor of a gated, high end apartment, with a security guard (worthless) and cameras at all the entrances and exits. None of that mattered. If they want your stuff, they’ll find a way.





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Electronic defeat systems are useless. I post from experience. I equipped my XJ with a kill switch a concealed start button and pulled the main coil ignition wire when parked in my driveway 30 feet from my bedroom window; 10 feet from neighbor's bedroom window. Neighbor heard an idling truck at 2AM on an August Sunday morning, has two barking German Shepherds which never uttered a sound. Wife and I had just returned from a Utah wheeling trip. Had just unpacked the XJ and were dead tired. Thieves pulled the XJ off the driveway only leaving a couple chips of glass. Cops never followed up on the info, preemptive photos and licence numbers of out of town drug suspects staying in a rental across street. Jeep was recovered eight months later in a drug related shooting and chase beginning 2 miles from my house. Meth and a lot of blood was found inside the vehicle. Was awarded a fair insurance settlement nine months after theft, a lengthy appeal and support from state insurance commission following a very low ball offer from insurance company. Neighbors (the good ones) are booting and alarming their rides after enduring their own recent thefts from their driveways. Law enforcement pays little head to property crimes; New Mexico is a sanctuary State and local politicians do not cooperate with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement.
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Electronic defeat systems are useless. I post from experience. I equipped my XJ with a kill switch a concealed start button and pulled the main coil ignition wire when parked in my driveway 30 feet from my bedroom window; 10 feet from neighbor's bedroom window. Neighbor heard an idling truck at 2AM on an August Sunday morning, has two barking German Shepherds which never uttered a sound. Wife and I had just returned from a Utah wheeling trip. Had just unpacked the XJ and were dead tired. Thieves pulled the XJ off the driveway only leaving a couple chips of glass. Cops never followed up on the info, preemptive photos and licence numbers of out of town drug suspects staying in a rental across street. Jeep was recovered eight months later in a drug related shooting and chase beginning 2 miles from my house. Meth and a lot of blood was found inside the vehicle. Was awarded a fair insurance settlement nine months after theft, a lengthy appeal and support from state insurance commission following a very low ball offer from insurance company. Neighbors (the good ones) are booting and alarming their rides after enduring their own recent thefts from their driveways. Law enforcement pays little head to property crimes; New Mexico is a sanctuary State and local politicians do not cooperate with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement.
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The VAST majority of vehicle thefts do not involve a tow truck.
 

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The VAST majority of vehicle thefts do not involve a tow truck.
Darryl, you live in Maryland. You're not qualified to comment regarding thefts in a border sanctuary state. Theft is a major source of employment here, a co-op business structure.
 
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Darryl, you live in Maryland. You're not qualified to comment regarding thefts in a border sanctuary state. Theft is a major source of employment here, a co-op business structure.
First off I am the OP. Second my years as a LEO says otherwise, third Marylandastan is mostly sanctuary liberal counties.

Theft via a tow truck is very rare compared to other methods. Your assessment that electronic defeat devices are useless is at best absurd.
 

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Your assessment that electronic defeat devices are useless is at best absurd.
Experience, a rather credible source, says otherwise.
Being unable to distinguish between thefts motivated by convenience and thefts motivated by determination, your confusion is forgivable.
 
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Experience, a rather credible source, says otherwise.
Being unable to distinguish between thefts motivated by convenience and thefts motivated by determination, your confusion is forgivable.
By ALL MEANS post your data from your credible source. :LOL:
 

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