- Thursday January 20th, 2011 :: 08:37 a.m. CST
MCHENRY POLICE INVESTIGATE THEFT OF VEHICLE AIR BAGS
McHenry Police responded to Gary Lang Auto Group located at 1107 S. Route 31 for a report of the theft of twenty vehicle airbags which occurred between January 14th and January 18th. All of the airbags were removed from the steering wheels from 2010 and 2011 GM vehicles. A majority of the airbags were removed from SUV’s. The value of each airbag is approximately $1,000.00 giving a total approximate loss of $20,000.00.
McHenry Police are investigating the incident and examining evidence but no suspects have been identified at this time.
McHenry Police are asking for the assistance of the community in developing suspect information and information leading to the arrest and conviction of the offenders.
McHenry Police encourage residents to notify their local police department or the Sheriff’s Office when they observe suspicious activities or persons in their community.
The McHenry Police Department is requesting that anyone with information regarding this investigation contact either the McHenry County Crime Stoppers Tip Line at 1-800-762-STOP (7867) or the McHenry City Police Department Tip Line at (815) 363-2124.
Callers can remain anonymous and may be eligible for a reward up to $1,000.00 for information leading to the arrest and prosecution of the offender(s). Crime Stoppers and the McHenry Tip Line do not use caller ID.
City of McHenry Police Department
333 S Green St
McHenry, IL 60050