There’s a car theft epidemic in Denver with hundreds of vehicles stolen in just the past few months, and thieves have a very specific target — Hondas.
Car thefts are down across Colorado, but police are warning drivers not to let down their guard.
Garfield County sheriff’s officials say seven auto thefts in Denver and on the Western Slope have been tied to three gang members living in the county.
On average more than 12,000 cars are stolen in Colorado every year. That translates into more than $79 million in losses. That’s about half of what it used to be years ago since task forces statewide were put in place, but police are cracking down even more.