Break-Ins at Two More Grand Rapids Car Dealerships
After a string of recent break-ins at metro Grand Rapids car dealerships, two more dealerships were broken into early Tuesday.
WZZM-13 reports that one break-in occurred at approximately 12:30 a.m. at One Way Auto on South Division Avenue. About three hours later, D and B Auto on Alpine Avenue was also broken into.
At this time it is not clear if anything was stolen from either dealership.
Last Wednesday Summit Place Kia on Plainfield was targeted. The weekend before Wood TV 8 reported that at least six break-ins occurred at car dealerships in Plainfield Township, Kentwood, and Grand Rapids, and another last Monday night at a dealership on 28th Street.
Wood TV 8 reports its possible even more dealerships have been robbed robbed: "With large inventories on their lots, most dealers have to go through inventory lists to figure out what was taken."
According to WZZM-13, one person has been arrested in connection to the break-ins, 17-year-old Damarion Matthews-Bobo. Charges against him include malicious destruction of property and fleeing police. Police say they have have identified several other suspects.
Anyone with information about any the incidents is asked to call GRPD at 616-456-3380, the Kent County Sheriff’s Department at 616-632-6100, or Silent Observer 616-774-2345.