DETROIT (WXYZ) - Police arrested a 71-year-old man after they recovered almost 100 stolen cars from his auto parts business in Detroit.
The Canadian man was arrested after they observed a gray Ford F-150 go into the business with no license plate.
Officers obtained a search warrant and found about 100 stolen vehicles, including a bulldozer and front-end loader at Midland Used Auto Parts on the 10400 block of Lyndon Street.
Police say they also found numerous bins of copper piping and industrial pipes; they are searching through the scrapping to see if they can find any Vehicle Identification Numbers.
Police say the Canadian man has only owned the business since January, and has been investigated for similar corruption charges in his home country.
Detroit Police Sergeant Jonathan Parnell says this is one of the largest car busts he has seen.
The Detroit Police Department Commercial Auto Theft Section and HEAT made the bust after they received a tip on the business.
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