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.
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,
(n.) A vehicle which has been modified by law enforcement agencies to detain any person trying to steal (or jack
) it. Usually fitted with an engine immobiliser or remote steering device, concealed cameras and door locks which can be locked by remote. A baitcar does not violate anti-entrapment law as the individual is not enticed into stealing the vehicle.