Tailgate thefts on decline in Ohio and US

COLUMBUS (June 15, 2016) Thefts of tailgates across the US declined 6 percent in 2015, reversing a five-year trend. The National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB) also reports a 31% decline in tailgate thefts in Ohio between 2014 and 2015. The cost to replace a tailgate can be pricey, averaging $1,000–$3,000. The NICB release and full report are posted online. Online bonus! Ohio tailgate thefts by city 2014-15.

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Ohio
Dean Fadel, 614.228.1593

NICB
Frank Scafidi, 916.979.1510
Carol Kaplan, 202.604.5649