180 tires, wheels stolen from Ancira-Winton Chevrolet

180 tires, wheels stolen from Ancira-Winton Chevrolet


FOR A WET THANKSGIVING? METEOROLOGIST ADAM CASKEY HAS YOUR WEATHER AUTHORITY FORECAST COMING UP IN A FEW MINUTES. Ursula: FIRST AT 6:00 ONE OF SAN ANTONIO’S LARGEST CAR DEALERSHIPS BOOSTING UP SECURITY AFTER A BRAZEN OVERNIGHT LEFT LAST WEEKEND. Steve: A SUSPECTED RING OF THIEVES AT LEAST HALF A DOZEN OR MORE STOLE $300,000 WORTH OF TIRES. IT’S BEEN HAPPENING NATIONWIDE INCLUDING ONE IN SEGUIN LAST APRIL AND NOW ONE IN LEON VALLEY. CRIPPLED, NO TIRES, NO WHEELS, TOP DOLLAR TRUCKS AND SNAZZY CAMAROS LEFT ON BLOCKS OF WOOD, MANY WITH SHATTERED WINDOWS. IT WAS NAUSEATING TO LOOK AT. SAYS THE GENERAL MANAGER. THOSE RESPONSIBLE CAUGHT ON CAMERA IN A RENTAL TRUCK. BOLT CUTTERS AT THE READY. THEY CASUALLY CLOSED THE GATE LIKE NO BIG DEAL. Reporter: MAYBE BECAUSE THEY HAD A LOOKOUT KEEPING WATCH. THEY KNEW EXACTLY WHAT THEY WERE DOING, HOW TO JACK AND BLOCK THEM. Reporter: PROBABLY WITH TOOLS PIT STOP MECHANICS USE TO CHANGE TIRES ON RACE CARS. HERE IT WAS 39 TRUCKS AND SIX CAMAROS IN FIVE HOURS TO STEAL 180 WHEELS AND TIRES. THE REASON IT WAS ONLY THAT MUCH STOLEN IS BECAUSE THAT’S ALL THAT WOULD FIT IN THE TRUCK. Reporter: PARKED IN THE BACK OF THE HUGE DEALERSHIP, LEON VALLEY POLICE DIDN’T SEE THEM. NOT ONLY THAT THE DEALERSHIP’S ON SITE SECURITY WASN’T SCHEDULED TO WORK THAT NIGHT. WE’LL FIND OUT AND GET TO THE BOTTOM OF IT. BUT HE DOUBTS IT WAS AN INSIDE JOB. PROBABLY ORGANIZED RINGS. THEY HAVE CERTAIN CORRIDORS. SOME OF THEM WORK I-10, SOME WORK 35 AND 37. Reporter: EVEN SO THEIR BAD FORTUNE COULD BE SOMEBODY’S GOOD FORTUNE AFTER REPAIRS ARE MADE. DEEP DISCOUNTS. Reporter: JESSIE DEGOLLADO, KSAT 12 NEWS. Steve: IF YOU HAVE ANY INFORMATION ABOUT THAT 24-FOOT

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