Tag: Theft

Thieves Steal a 2003 Yellow Corvette in Virginia


File photo courtesy of CorvetteImages.com There probably isn’t a much sicker feeling for a Corvette owner than the one a Hampton, Va., man suffered Monday night. Larry Phlegar had celebrated the 50th anniversary of the Corvette by buying a collector’s edition 2003 model, a yellow coupe that he had driven just 9,723 miles over the

  Comments | By - July 29, 2013

86 Vette Indy Pacecar ‘Vert Stolen After CL Ad Placed

File photo courtesy of Corvettes.nl An Indiana Corvette owner has learned a hard lesson about the dangers of deals on the Internet. Mike Stull decided to turn to Craigslist to find someone to replace the top on his yellow 1986 Corvette Indy 500 Pace Car convertible. He thought he had found the perfect person in

  Comments | By - May 14, 2013

1965 Corvette and a 1970 Chevelle SS Stolen from Northwest Washington State

If you live up in Northwest Washington State, be on the lookout for a Nassau Blue 1965 Corvette Coupe and an all-original 1970 Chevelle SS that were stolen from a warehouse in Puyallup, south of Seattle. The two classic cars were owned by Gary Tucci and were stolen sometime last Wednesday night. Tucci says the

  Comments | By - August 13, 2012

The Top 10 Most Stolen Corvettes By Year

So here’s a fact for Corvette trivia fans: In the last 30 years, which model year of Corvette has been reported stolen more than any other? If you answered the 1984 Corvette, then give yourself a hand. The National Insurance Crime Bureau has looked a thefts of Corvettes from 1981-2011 and issued their report to

  Comments | By - May 15, 2012

Thief Tries to Steal Corvette, Winds Up Trapped Inside

by John CoyleCorvette Forum This is a great story. Apparently, a 21-year-old kid in British Columbia tried to steal a Corvette right from under the nose of its owner?who’d just jumped the car?but was foiled by the autolock system. Details come from the Canadian Press: “The owner watched in disbelief as the thief rolled up […] More »

  Comments | By - October 25, 2011