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    2014 Mirage stolen & recovered

    My little city's only currently confirmed Mirage was in the news this week!



    Stolen vehicle recovered

    A King Street resident called Brockville police Tuesday morning to report that her 2014 Green Mitsubishi Mirage had been taken from the rear parking lot of her building sometime overnight.

    She was only without her vehicle for a short time, however, as Leeds Ontario Provincial Police officers located the stolen vehicle at the Super 8 Motel just east of the city.

    Police arrested Thomas Chevrier, 29, of no fixed address, who faces six counts of break and enter, two counts of theft under $5,000 and theft of a motor vehicle. He is scheduled to appear for a bail hearing at the Ontario Court of Justice in Brockville.

    The break-in charges are related to incidents at houses just east of Brockville. The vehicle has since been returned to the owner.

    http://www.recorder.ca/2017/10/18/ci...fficking-sting
    I see this car at least weekly, and chat with the owner every other month or so (I often see her walking her dog in the park). I'll have to ask her how the car was stolen. Keys in it? If I had to bet...

    It would have been a real shame if this car had disappeared from my life!


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        click to view fuel log View my fuel log 2014 Mirage base ES 1.2 manual: 54.0 mpg (US) ... 23.0 km/L ... 4.4 L/100 km ... 64.9 mpg (Imp)


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    That's an ES with pushbutton start. Leaving the key inside and door(s) unlocked just might be the only way that car is gonna start & move. Ick.

    She's lucky the thief isn't real smart and didn't drive the only bright green little car in town further away.

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        click to view fuel log View my fuel log 2015 Mirage ES 1.2 manual: 50.0 mpg (US) ... 21.2 km/L ... 4.7 L/100 km ... 60.0 mpg (Imp)


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    What an inconspicuous car to steal! lol

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        click to view fuel log View my fuel log 2015 Mirage ES 1.2 automatic: 49.0 mpg (US) ... 20.8 km/L ... 4.8 L/100 km ... 58.8 mpg (Imp)


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    For some reason Daox it reminds me of your avatar picture haha.

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        click to view fuel log View my fuel log 2015 Mirage ES 1.2 manual: 50.0 mpg (US) ... 21.2 km/L ... 4.7 L/100 km ... 60.0 mpg (Imp)


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    Quote Originally Posted by MetroMPG View Post
    ...I'll have to ask her how the car was stolen. Keys in it?
    Yeah...definitely find that out!

    Quote Originally Posted by Daox View Post
    What an inconspicuous car to steal!
    That's what I was thinking. This car had to have the keys in it and be unlocked or something. Or the thief was color blind.

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        click to view fuel log View my fuel log 2015 Mirage ES 1.2 manual: 51.5 mpg (US) ... 21.9 km/L ... 4.6 L/100 km ... 61.8 mpg (Imp)


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    Yeah, given that the thief stole a very recognizable colored car (dumb), I don't think he would have brains enough to defeat the built-in security system.

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        click to view fuel log View my fuel log 2017 Mirage SE 1.2 manual: 45.4 mpg (US) ... 19.3 km/L ... 5.2 L/100 km ... 54.5 mpg (Imp)


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    Of "No fixed address" lmao. Sounds about right. Dirtball.

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    Why would you steal a lime green car? Especially a Mirage. Thats like wanting to get caught in no time
    Fuel Log: Good enough
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    Know what else I just realized that makes this extra unusual:

    The car has a manual transmission.

    I thought that made a car pretty much theft-proof these days!

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        click to view fuel log View my fuel log 2014 Mirage base ES 1.2 manual: 54.0 mpg (US) ... 23.0 km/L ... 4.4 L/100 km ... 64.9 mpg (Imp)


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    Quote Originally Posted by Top_Fuel View Post
    Yeah...definitely find that out!
    You bet I will. Mystery that needs an explanation.


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        click to view fuel log View my fuel log 2014 Mirage base ES 1.2 manual: 54.0 mpg (US) ... 23.0 km/L ... 4.4 L/100 km ... 64.9 mpg (Imp)


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