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HOT 102.7 Promotions Worker Carjacked in Detroit !

102.7’s station vehicle was stolen and an employee carjacked early Tuesday afternoon as he re-fueled the vehicle at an area gas station less than a mile from the station

Keith “Shug” Gillespie, fleet manager for HOT 102.7, was held at gunpoint by an armed teen at the Jefferson Mobil in Downtown Detroit. The teenager then hopped in the heavily ed vehicle (as pictured below) and sped away, hitting another vehicle as he departed. Midday personality then went on soliciting tips as to the whereabouts of the vehicle. Hundreds of callers flooded the studio lines, giving the station dozens of quality leads. They gave those tips to the station’s promotions director who was inside the precinct with the Detroit Police coordinating the influx of the .In less than an hour, those tips led to police locating the station’s vehicle. Shortly afterwards police apprehending the suspects.

A local resident, whose tips to the arrest of the suspects, was rewarded with her only request; a pair of front row tickets to the Keys-NeYo-Jordin Sparks concert.

Station management sends its sincerest gratitude to its listeners, the Detroit Police Department and Detroit for a speedy recovery of its property.

See story and local television video report here: http://hot1027detroit.com//Article.asp?id=658872&SPID=13646

CEO of RF Focus, Radio and Music Industry Veteran. Radio DJ, Programmer, Musician and Voice Talent. Graduated from Performing Arts in Buffalo, N.Y. and worked at the legendary KKBT (92.3 The Beat) during its nationwide heyday in the early 90s. Also worked for Stevie Wonder at KJLH.