National Insurance Crime Bureau Central Ohio Vehicle Thefts Increased Last Year By Jim Letizia & Alison Holm • Jun 10, 2016 An insurance industry group says the number of vehicles stolen in central Ohio last year rose by 14 percent from 2014. Local Vehicle Thefts Continue To Decline By Jim Letizia • Jul 7, 2015 The National Insurance Crime Bureau reports 37-hundred vehicles were stolen in central Ohio last year, continuing a steady decrease over the past decade. Ohio Leads U.S. In Metal Theft Claims By Jim Letizia & Associated Press • May 8, 2014 The National Insurance Crime Bureau says Ohio continues to lead the nation in metal thefts. Insurance Group Ranks Ohio Vehicle Thefts By Jim Letizia & Associated Press • Aug 22, 2013 A non-profit organization targeting insurance fraud and vehicle theft says large Chevrolet pickup trucks were the type of vehicle most reported stolen in Ohio last year, and they were ranked fourth on the national list. Slight Decline In Local Vehicle Thefts By Jim Letizia • Jun 27, 2013 Slightly fewer vehicles are being stolen in central Ohio. Ohio Metal Theft Claims Lead Nation By Jim Letizia & Associated Press • May 2, 2013 The National Insurance Crime Bureau says Ohio leads the nation in claims due to metal thefts.