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Tennessee Tow Operator Charged With Auto Theft

January 26th, 2022|0 Comments

A towing company owner has been arrested for auto theft after he refused to release an impounded vehicle to Knoxville (Tenn.) Police Department officers without payment of the towing fee. The situation arose on Thursday, January 6 after Billy Ogle, of Ogle’s Wrecker, in Knoxville, impounded a 2012 Hyundai Sonata at the request of a property owner. The car was blocking the driveway to a private residence. Once the Hyundai was at Ogle’s lot, Ogle notified the city police department in accordance with state and local law. An NCIC search revealed that the vehicle had been stolen before it was left abandoned at the tow site. Shortly thereafter, two police officers appeared at Ogle’s tow lot with a tow truck demanding that Ogle release the Hyundai so it could be transferred to the city pound. When Ogle refused to release the vehicle until he was paid his towing fee, things turned ugly. After an escalating confrontation between the officers and Ogle, Ogle was handcuffed and arrested for felony auto theft. If convicted, he is facing a sentence of 3 to 6 years in prison.

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  • Keeping tow trucks at residence costs homeowner

Keeping Tow Trucks at Residence Cost Homeowner Over $760,000

December 22nd, 2021|0 Comments

In 2018, Anthony Jesmer worked as a tow truck driver for his father’s company, H&M Auto Recycling (H&M), in west Tennessee.  H&M acquires automobiles and either disassembles them for scrap or fixes them for resale.  Jesmer’s duties consisted of picking up vehicles and delivering them wherever directed by his father.  Jesmer regularly kept H&M tow trucks at his house for use when dispatched on a call.  He sometimes stored vehicles at his house for delivery the following day.

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  • Deadly Consequences of Parking Tow Trucks on Streets

Deadly Consequences of Parking Tow Trucks on Streets

September 7th, 2021|0 Comments

In 2014, All Star Enterprises and Collision Center, Inc. (All Star) parked a rollback tow truck on a city street in Salem, Massachusetts. The truck was parked in violation of a city ordinance prohibiting the overnight parking of large commercial vehicles (over 4 tons) on certain residential streets. That evening, Dillon Renard was a passenger in a vehicle being driven by an intoxicated person. Renard was killed instantly when the vehicle collided with the rear of the illegally-parked tow truck. 

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