Two car thefts occurred in Traverse City in the past several days. On September 28 at 2:30am, a 2002 Dodge Dakota pickup was stolen out of a parking lot at Munson Medical Center. The vehicle was left unlocked with the keys lying on the passenger seat. The truck was later recovered.
On September 29 at 5:00pm, a 2006 BMW 325xi was stolen from the driveway of a residence located off Karla Lane on the east side of Traverse City. The car has not yet been found; it is a black four-door with the Michigan license plate USB 0SS.
It is unknown if the incidents are related.