MINOT, N.D. – Minot Police arrested a woman early Friday morning for breaking into a car dealership and trying to steal a car.
Police responded to Don Bessette Motors shortly after 12:30 a.m. for a report of suspicious activity.
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About $5.9 billion was lost to motor vehicle theft in 2016, according to the FBI’s Uniform Crime Report. The average dollar loss per theft was $7,680. Motor vehicles were stolen at a rate of 236.9 per 100,000 people in 2016, up 6.6 percent from 2015.