Woman steals Jeep advertised for sale on Craigslist

2006 Jeep Wrangler stolen from Miami parking garage Feb. 19


MIAMI – Police are searching for a woman who stole a Jeep Wrangler that was advertised for sale on Craigslist in Miami.

According to the police report, the victim, Jorge Javier Coto, posted the blue 2006 Jeep for sale in early February. Several days later he received a phone call from a man asking for his work schedule and for a photo text of the vehicle's identification number.

On Feb. 19, surveillance video from a parking garage at 425 NE 20th St. showed a woman walk around the Jeep, open the driver's side door with a key and drive off.

Police described the woman as 5 feet 3 inches to 5 feet 5 inches tall and about 150 pounds.

Anyone with information about this crime is urged to call Miami-Dade Crime Stoppers at 305-471-TIPS.

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