Missouri City Car Thefts So Crazy, Police Giving Away Wheel Locks
You know car theft in your community has reached a critical mass when the police start giving away wheel locks. That's exactly what has happened in a suburb of St. Louis recently.
The reports say that if you have a Kia or Hyundai, the Calverton Park police will give you a wheel lock as that car company has partnered with them to make this happen. All you have to do if you're a resident there that doesn't have an engine immobilizer is to call the city clerk at 314-524-1212 and they'll give you a wheel lock as long as their supply lasts.
How bad is the car theft problem in Calverton Park, Missouri?
Answer: REALLY BAD
As it stands, whatever you do don't park your vehicle in Calverton Park, Missouri. If you do, you might be hitchhiking your way home.