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Auto theft down in region; Chevy full-size truck most popular stolen vehicle
SOUTHEAST TEXAS - Auto theft is down 5% in the region and the Chevrolet full-size truck remains the most popular stolen vehicle in the area, according to information released Tuesday by the Southeast Texas Auto Theft Task Force.
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Jefferson, Hardin and Orange Counties received a combined 804 auto theft reports in 2013 compared to 848 filed in 2012. Hardin County saw the largest drop of 36% while Jasper County auto thefts fell 15% compared to 2012.
For tips on how to prevent your vehicle from being stolen, click here for the Southeast Texas Auto Theft Task Force's Facebook page.
SOUTHEAST TEXAS TOP TEN STOLEN VEHICLES FOR 2013
1) Chevrolet full-size truck
2) Ford full-size truck
3) Honda Accord
4) General Motors full-size truck
5) Dodge full-size truck
6) Toyota Camry
7) Chevrolet Impala
8) Chevrolet Suburban
9) Ford Expedition
10) Ford Explorer