Family nabs joyriding teens

May 7, 2009 5:34:36 AM PDT
Nancy Drew doesn't have anything on a New Castle, Del., family.

They set a trap to catch the joyriders who were taking the family SUV out for a spin.

Police say the owner figured someone was using the Acura MDX in the middle of the night.

The owner repeatedly smelled gas and tobacco in the vehicle.

So, the family rigged the SUV with a motion sensor and an alarm.

The next time it was driven away, the owner called the cops.

New Castle police report busting a pair 18-year-olds.

Officers say the young men had been using a spare set of keys they found in the unlocked car.

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