More Luxury Cars Stolen in Greenwich: You Wouldn’t Buy a Car Without a Lock, Would You?

Greenwich Police reported that two more luxury vehicles were stolen on Oct 24.

Over and over police have warned that cars are being stolen right out of driveways and that most of the cars stolen were unlocked with keys left inside.

“We have had people victimized twice,” said Captain Kraig Gray, going on to name the two streets where  cars were stolen from the same family twice.

“They think lightning won’t strike twice,” Lt Slusarz said.

“You wouldn’t buy a car without a lock, would you?” Captain Gray added.

The two most recent cars stolen were a 2019 Lexus LX 570 which vanished from Glenville Street on Oct 24 around 10:30pm. It had been left unlocked with keys inside. It was recovered in another jurisdiction

Also on Oct 24, around 10:00pm, a Mercedes C240 was stolen from 1525 East Putnam Avenue. The owner said they have one key fob but the other is missing and they were not sure if they had locked the car.

Here are other recent stolen cars – this is not a comprehensive list.

On Oct 24 a 2014 Lexus GX SUV was stolen from Otter Rock Drive in Belle Haven.

On Oct 18 a Mercedes-Benz was stolen from Ballwood Rd in Old Greenwich.

On August 31 a Mini Cooper which was left unlocked and with the keys in it was stolen from a driveway on Milbank Ave.

On Aug 30, a 2017 Ford was stolen from a driveway on Lawrence Street. It too was left unlocked with the keys in the ignition.

This summer, 14 cars were entered in Greenwich between Aug 26 and Sept 4. All the cases happened during the overnight or early morning hours. All the vehicles were unlocked and rummaged through.