Police in Graham are trying to pick up the tracks of a half dozen vehicles that vanished from an area car dealership after an apparent smash-and-grab job in the small hours on Thursday.
The city’s police department initially learned about this break-in at Westgate Mitsubishi when an alarm went off at the business shortly before at 3:03 a.m.
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According to department, officers reached the dealership’s location at 327 Auto Park Drive within a minute of dispatch and noticed significant damage that apparently included broken glass at the front of the showroom. As their investigation continued, the officers ascertained that four vehicles had been stolen during the break-in – namely a grey 2017 Porsche Panamera 4S sedan, a black 2019 Cadillac CTS-V sedan, a blue 2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee limited edition, and a blue 2022 Dodge Charger “Scat Pack” that had damage to the front end.
Meanwhile, on Friday, the police department received word from Westgate’s representatives that two more vehicles had apparently been stolen earlier that morning. These two cars were identified as a silver 2015 BMW 650i coupe and a black 2017 BMW X1 SUV.
According to the police department, the combined value of all six stolen vehicles is believed to exceed $250,000.
The police department urges anyone with information relevant to this crime to contact Detective S. Kimball at 336-570-6711, ext. 3251. They may also call Crime Stoppers at 336-229-7100 to leave an anonymous tip.