KAR Goes International With Latest Purchase

CARMEL, Ind.  –  For the second time this month, KAR Auction Services has announced plans for a major purchase. And this time, it’s an international move that gives KAR an “anchor” in Continental Europe’s wholesale market and beyond. KAR said Wednesday morning it has reached a definitive agreement to buy CarsOnTheWeb, a digital wholesale auction platform…

“Babe Ruth” Finally Arrested After Repo Assault

A Chattanooga woman was arrested Tuesday after a video showing her smashing the driver’s side window of a tow truck went viral earlier this month. Reeves was arrested on Tuesday, just under two weeks later, and charged with aggravated assault and vandalism/malicious mischief. She was booked into the Hamilton County Jail on a $10,000 bond.…

Embarrassed By Repossession? Scream Carjacking

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A woman was arrested Monday for fabricating a claim that she had been carjacked at gunpoint, Memphis Police said. According to the report, officers responded to a carjacking at Raines and Neely around 6:30 a.m. Jessica Blake told the officers a man with a handgun approached her gold 2009 Buick Lacrosse, opened…

Wanted – Cathleen Jordan-Reeves For Repo Assault

Cathleen Jordan-Reeves Police are still looking for the woman, who was caught on camera, attacking a Chattanooga tow truck driver repossession agent with a baseball bat. Police say the driver was attempting to repossess Cathleen Jordan-Reeves’ car on behalf of a finance company. Kyle Vincent with the International Towing and Recovery Museum says this isn’t the…

Changes Coming To Texas LPR?

Texas SB-78 An effort underway at the Texas statehouse would set rules for the practice of tracking movements of drivers through automatic license plate readers. The devices are mounted on police vehicles, road signs or traffic lights. High-tech cameras to capture the date, time and location of passing vehicles are used in some capacity by…

Repo Buzz Small Business Saturday Winner

Repo Buzz Small Business Saturday Winner   Repo Buzz is pleased to announce the winner of the Small Business Saturday Giveaway. Congratulations to Patrick Schutz and American Asset Response Team from Casper, Wyoming for winning the $750.00 advertising package from Repo Buzz.   We would also like to congratulate Tony Caplinger and Stand Alone Recovery LLC…

Agency Owner Arrested Again

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (WSPA) – Spartanburg County deputies arrested an area towing company owner after responding to an auto theft call Sunday night. Christopher Michael Cole, Jr., 43, has been charged with possession of a stolen vehicle between $2,000-$10,000 and malicious injury to property after unlawfully repossessing a vehicle, according to the sheriff’s office. The victims came home…

“Patrick Love” Fake Repo License Seller Arrested, Extradited

ALBANY — A Delmar man was arrested in Connecticut for failing to pay $246,000 in child support, according to Sheriff Craig Apple. Apple, on Thursday, Nov. 22, called 56-year-old Patrick M. Walsh a “career con artist” with a “long history of scheming individuals out of money in the Capital District.” Walsh fled the Albany area,…