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A new Missouri state law makes it easy to sell the cars for parts, no questions asked

Police in Missouri say theft of older cars are on the rise, and they believe a new statute in the Missouri law books is to blame.

Criminals copy VIN numbers from parking lots and assign them to stolen cars

Police in St. Louis say they're seeing more incidents of "car cloning" – a process where thieves copy VIN numbers off cars in parking lots, and then use those numbers to register stolen vehicles.

The thieves took the garage door opener

A home security camera system caught burglars rummaging through a family's car and garage while the family was sleeping inside.