This suspect broke into a Bait Car, stealing a cellphone and wallet in the process. The next day they returned to steal the actual vehicle.

Following some words with a vigilant citizen, the suspect took off. Thankfully, with the footage captured during these activations, local police were able to charge the prolific offender.

(Abbotsford, 2011)

Two suspects steal a Bait Car but spend a bit too much time defrosting the vehicle and scraping ice off the windshield.
Local police were quick to disable the vehicle and move in for the safe arrest.
(British Columbia, 2021)

These two thieves steal a Bait Car and immediately take it joy riding. In the midst of doing donuts, police track them down and move in for the arrest.
(Chilliwack, 2005)

Steal a Bait Car, go to jail.

Two thieves steal a Bait Car but are unimpressed with what's been left behind for them to steal. They are also unable to have a conversation, steal a motorcycle or evade police as the engine is soon remotely disabled and the suspects are tracked down and arrested.
(Abbotsford 2014)

A car thief steals a Bait Car and makes plans with a friend who also stole a car to ditch the vehicles when they make it to their destination.

Before this could happen, Nanaimo RCMP disabled the Bait Car at a safe location putting an end to the thief's evening.

On a cold winter's night, two car thieves steal a Bait Car but forget just how long it takes to warm up and defrost a car in sub-zero temperatures. Surrey RCMP were quickly on the scene to make the arrests.

A couple of friends stumble upon a Bait Car. One notices the vehicle is unlocked and a laptop is inside. Thankfully his friends were there to peer pressure him!

(Delta 2011)

Three suspects break into a Bait Car in Delta, BC (2010), find a smartphone and some keys but are unable to get the vehicle started.

All three suspects were later identified and arrested.

Two thieves steal a Bait Car and quickly begin to try and sell the laptop they find inside before Langley RCMP move in and make the arrests. (February 2010)

Maple Ridge (2016)

Two thieves steal a Bait Car to haul some bikes before police quickly move in and safely disable the vehicle.

While most vehicle thefts can happen in a matter of moments, this Bait Car theft from 2011 showed a car thief working at his own pace.

It took only a few minutes once the vehicle was stolen for police to find a safe spot to apprehend the thief.

In this Bait Car video from Chilliwack, BC two car thieves pick up their friends for a joy ride. All one of them cares about is them moving that seat forward!