A vehicle, monitored by the police, that is used to tempt a car thief into stealing it.
The Vancouver police operate with "bait cars" to trap car thieves. The vehicles, equipped with disabling devices and global-positioning equipment, are parked in a lot where thieves have been active. The bait-car program is well known to car thieves, who consider the practice unsporting,
A tactic used by many larger municipalities to catch car thieves. They take a highly desirable car,such as a Lincoln or Cadillac with 20 in rims and spinners,fit it with GPS tracking device,hidden on-board cameras,and a remote ignition cut-off.The cops park the car in the ghetto with a watermelon,a laptop,a pair of Air Jordans,and a bucket of chicken in the front seat and wait for the "monkey to grab the banana".
The nigga's lawyer claimed entrapment because the police used a bait car.