Bait Car

Bait Car

About the show

Would-be car thieves caught in the act! Police target criminals with a high-tech bait car, rigged with hidden cameras and radio trackers. Will potential thieves take the bait?  

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Upcoming episodes

Jun 27th
500a

LA - 202

The LA County Task force for Regional Auto theft Prevention (T.R.A.P.) hits the mean streets once more, sprinkling a bevy of bobby-trapped bait cars throughout the area, just waiting for car thieves to get stupid and get caught on video. First, an ex-con is ready for this close-up when the cops get a good look at his heavily tattooed face. Then a petite bandit gets caught doing a big-time GTA. And later, a juvenile gets busted trying to show off his new wheels to some old friends.
Jun 27th
530a

LA - 203

The Los Angles County TRAP taskforce hits the streets once gain, placing camera rigged bait cars in high crime areas to nab crooks in the act and on camera. First, there’s’ trouble in paradise for a couple who are having some trouble getting their stories straight. Then, it’s a game of cat and mouse when a thief dons a not so cunning disguise to try to trick the cameras. And later, a newbie thief’s got the cops driving in circles.
Jun 28th
500a

LA - 204

LA’s car thieves get another shot at the limelight when camera laden bait cars hit the streets of LA again, ready to document any would be criminals failed attempts at GTA. First, a pair of young thieves hit the end of the road. Then, a single lady hits the town and the highway before the cops give a rude awakening. And later a thief tries to hide his identity with a hoodie, but the cameras see all.
Jun 28th
530a

LA - 205

The LA County Sheriff’s Department hits the streets with camera-equipped bait cars once more, to catch car thieves in the act (and on camera). First, a pair of wannabe gangsters runs afoul of the law when they can’t agree where to park their ill-gotten wheels. Then, the cameras get an incriminating close-up of a car thief’s salacious tattoos. And later, a mustachioed miscreant gives the police a run for their money.
Jun 29th
500a

LA - 206

The bait cars are back in full-force again, with the LA County Taskforce for Regional Autotheft Prevention (or TRAP) placing camera-laden cars equipped with remote-control kill-switches in high-crime areas. First, a thief tries to roll away with the bait car in neutral, only to drift into the waiting arms of the cops. Then, a pair of young criminals get a little help from their friends as they attempt to block out the police with their own car. And later, a half-naked ne’er-do-well takes the bait and falls right into the cops’ clutches.
Jun 29th
530a

New Orleans - 207

The city of New Orleans has come back in a big way, but one problem still plagues its streets: auto theft.  To combat this, the cops are placing bait cars, equipped with cameras and GPS, all around the Crescent City.  First, a well-dressed hustler gets his joyride caught on camera.  Then, it’s a race against time to see whether a car thief will stop talking on his cell phone, or if the cops will hang up for him.  And later, a crook has a novel explanation for his theft: an impassioned argument that the car is a rental.
Jun 30th
500a

New Orleans - 208

In the process of getting the city of New Orleans back on its feet, the police have started cracking down hard on car thieves by positioning camera-laden bait cars throughout the French Quarter and beyond. First, the cops get a good look at a lady in pink as she wrestles with the question of whether or not to be a good Samaritan. Then, the cameras get a good look at a thief and his pit bull as they attempt to liberate a ladder from the back of the bait truck. And later, the police get way more than they bargained for when a bait car is snatched by a duo of pistol-wielding thugs, fresh off of a late-night shooting spree.
Jun 30th
530a

New Orleans - 209

The city of New Orleans has recovered on almost all fronts, but the NOPD are still wrestling with one challenge: auto theft. That’s why the police are placing bait cars, equipped with cameras and GPS, all around the Crescent City. First, a potential thief dressed up like a bumblebee is tempting by the bait car’s sweet scent. Then, after a long waiting game, a particularly irate car thief gives the cops a run for their money. And later, a pair of crooks take out their frustration on the bait car’s driver-side window.
Jul 1st
500a

New Orleans - 210

In the process of getting the city back on its feet, the New Orleans police have started focusing on car thieves by placing camera-equipped bait cars throughout town. First, a young car thief has a little trouble getting the bait car to cooperate with his inexperienced hands. Then, the cameras get a glimpse of a bike-riding thief out for a night on the town. And later, it’s man vs. machine as a car thief decides to smash his way out of the bait car, feet-first.
Jul 1st
530a

New Orleans - 211

The city of New Orleans is on the mend, and now the police department has auto theft in its sights. That’s why they are placing bait cars, secret vehicles equipped with cameras and GPS, around the city’s toughest spots. First, a female car thief loses control when she sees the cops. Then, a crook looks to a higher power for some support. And later, a juvenile delinquent comes face-to-face with his worst nightmare – his own mother.