MPD investigating cars illegally towed as 'stolen'

MPD investigating cars illegally towed as ‘stolen’

Milwaukee Police Department is investigating a tow lot off 31st and Burleigh streets after discovering several stolen cars, illegally towed, earlier this week. MPD said on Tuesday, they received a call from a person who said they got a letter saying their car was towed to a lot at 31st and Burleigh. Police say when the victim got to the lot, they found their car and called police. When police arrived, they found several cars that were towed illegally and considered stolen. News Chopper 12 from above shows about 50 cars in the lot. WISN 12 News was rolling as other victims of car theft drove by the lot to check to see if their car was towed there too. It’s unclear who operates the tow lot. MPD said they are searching for an unknown suspect at this time.

Milwaukee Police Department is investigating a tow lot off 31st and Burleigh streets after discovering several stolen cars, illegally towed, earlier this week.

MPD said on Tuesday, they received a call from a person who said they got a letter saying their car was towed to a lot at 31st and Burleigh.

Police say when the victim got to the lot, they found their car and called police. When police arrived, they found several cars that were towed illegally and considered stolen.

News Chopper 12 from above shows about 50 cars in the lot.

WISN 12 News was rolling as other victims of car theft drove by the lot to check to see if their car was towed there too.

It’s unclear who operates the tow lot. MPD said they are searching for an unknown suspect at this time.