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I assisted in stopping a car theft Saturday.

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    Feels good, doesn't it.
    I got to help out myself about a year ago.
    I was on the way home from running a few errands, and stopped at a stop sign and watched three young males open the door of a late model Chrysler with a screwdriver.
    Using such an odd key, their age and dress, pretty much told me they were not the owners. I grabbed my cell phone and called the local PD, as I made a U-turn and followed behind from enough distance to keep them in sight without being obvious.
    Eastpointe PD joined me about a mile down the road where I made a turn and headed back to the PD to fill out a witness statement.
    Turned out that yes, the car was stolen, the 15 year old driver was arrested for possesion of a stolen vehicle and had two warrants out for his arrest. The second a 16 year old was on probation, following a car theft, the third had no record-yet.
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    Good Job Mate! 12 Stars!

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    Very well done!

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    I was stationed in Ft Huachuca for a year... pretty cool to hear about others being near there.
    When I was there, we would go hiking off post on the weekends and camp out. We helped Border Patrol stop border hoppers all the time. One day we watched as 3 large bushes ran across a road. Under the bushes were 24 mexicans and 3 haitians. BP bought us lunch that day.

    Good job helping out. I'm sure the owner is happy
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    Good citizenship!
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    Good job, and good observation skills
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    nice snag

    we need all the help we can get
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    Good work and awareness.
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    Good job, good awareness, and good doing it without putting yourself in harm's way!

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    good job

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    Way to go!

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    Nicely handled, by all parties concerned!!

    Except the BG of course!!
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    Nicely done!

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    Very well done!

    I think we ought to make a special thread for stories like these.
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    Outstanding! Now Carry On!

    Seriously, great job and you got to use your Onstar!
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