Another dealership targeted by tire thieves

Another northern Michigan car dealership is assessing the damage after it was targeted by thieves.

Emmet County Sheriff's Office was called to Brown Motors on U.S. 31 in Emmet County Sunday. Five sets of tires and rims were taken from new Ford Edges. Also stolen was a 2013 Ford Econoline Cargo Van. The value of the items taken is more than $40,000.

Officials believe the crime took place sometime between 2pm Saturday and 9:30am Sunday. Anyone who may have seen something suspicious during this time frame is asked to call the Emmet County Sheriff's Office at 231-439-8900

There has been several similar larcenies from dealerships of new wheels/tires and other auto parts in Missaukee, Ogemaw, Otsego, Wexford and Saginaw Counties.