More Than A Dozen Hondas Stolen In The Past 48 Hours In Spokane, - NBC Right Now/KNDO/KNDU Tri-Cities, Yakima, WA |

More Than A Dozen Hondas Stolen In The Past 48 Hours In Spokane, Spokane Valley

Posted: Updated:
SPOKANE, Wash. -

In the past 48 hours twelve Honda's have been stolen in Spokane and Spokane Valley. In the Valley five Honda Accord's and one Integra were stolen. There was also one attempted theft of a Honda Civic reported. Three of the vehicles were stolen from the Valley Mall parking lot. One was stolen from the Costco parking lot on East Sprague and there was an attempted theft in the Home Depot parking lot.

Additionally, one of the other thefts occurred near the 8100 block of East Appleway and the sixth was taken from the area of 1900 S. St. We do not have the exact addresses of the Honda's stolen in Spokane.

We reached out to the Spokane Police Department today and they told us that Hondas are their number one stolen car. In fact, 90's Accords and Civics are most wanted by thieves and police say it has to do with their ignition system and shaved keys.

"Shaved keys work with a variety of older cars," Spokane Police Captain Dan Torok said. "Often times you'll find one particular thief who will focus on one particular make and model of car because he has shaved keys that fit that make and model."

So what can people to do to not become a victim? Change your ignition and door locks.

Captain Torok said here are the prices he found when he called around:

"If you were to replace your ignition and your door locks on a Honda using factory equipment, about 850 dollars, which is a bit high for an older model vehicle. A local locksmith gave me a quote of replacing the tumblers in the ignition of 85 dollars and 250 to do the door locks and the ignition," Captain Torok said.

The Spokane City Council is currently considering an ordinance that would allow police to make an arrest of someone who is in possession of shaved keys.

HD DOPPLER 6i
/
  • Top Stories from KHQHomeMore>>

  • The Latest: Florida authorities say 2 police officers shot

    The Latest: Florida authorities say 2 police officers shot

    Saturday, August 19 2017 12:39 AM EDT2017-08-19 04:39:16 GMT

     KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) - The Latest on police officers shot in Florida (all times local): 12:30 a.m. Authorities in northern Florida say two police officers have been shot in Jacksonsville. The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office said on its official Twitter site that two police officers were shot in the west side of the city. The Sheriff's Office later tweeted: "Two police officers shot: If you are inclined to do so, say a prayer for our two #JSO officers that have been 

    More >>

     KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) - The Latest on police officers shot in Florida (all times local): 12:30 a.m. Authorities in northern Florida say two police officers have been shot in Jacksonsville. The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office said on its official Twitter site that two police officers were shot in the west side of the city. The Sheriff's Office later tweeted: "Two police officers shot: If you are inclined to do so, say a prayer for our two #JSO officers that have been 

    More >>
  • Seahawks DE Bennett sits again during national anthem

    Seahawks DE Bennett sits again during national anthem

    Friday, August 18 2017 11:51 PM EDT2017-08-19 03:51:38 GMT
    Seahawks DE Bennett sits again during national anthemSeahawks DE Bennett sits again during national anthem

    SEATTLE, Wash. (AP) - Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett sat during the national anthem for the second straight game of the preseason. Bennett was alone sitting on the Seahawks bench during the "Star-Spangled Banner" before Friday night's preseason game against Minnesota. But teammates showed support for Bennett with center Justin Britt standing alongside with his hand on Bennett's shoulder. Defensive back Jeremy Lane 

    More >>

    SEATTLE, Wash. (AP) - Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett sat during the national anthem for the second straight game of the preseason. Bennett was alone sitting on the Seahawks bench during the "Star-Spangled Banner" before Friday night's preseason game against Minnesota. But teammates showed support for Bennett with center Justin Britt standing alongside with his hand on Bennett's shoulder. Defensive back Jeremy Lane 

    More >>
  • KHQ gets results after mother of boy with leukemia's returns are rejected

    KHQ gets results after mother of boy with leukemia's returns are rejected

    Friday, August 18 2017 9:56 PM EDT2017-08-19 01:56:31 GMT

    SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. - Back to school shopping can be difficult for any mom but one Spokane Valley mom is having a real problem. Kim Rehkow's 11-year-old son Cameron has leukemia and is constantly changing clothing size. Recently, she bought clothes at the Spokane Valley JCPenney, got the receipt and ultimately had to return the items. The two shirts she wanted to return are worth about $40.    She's made JCPenney .

    More >>

    SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. - Back to school shopping can be difficult for any mom but one Spokane Valley mom is having a real problem. Kim Rehkow's 11-year-old son Cameron has leukemia and is constantly changing clothing size. Recently, she bought clothes at the Spokane Valley JCPenney, got the receipt and ultimately had to return the items. The two shirts she wanted to return are worth about $40.    She's made JCPenney .

    More >>