When the crime is charged, for example: "X is charged with grand theft on 7/23/08" then the reporting agencies such as carfax, etc. can take that information and enter it in their database. I am not sure if the police independently contact these agencies and report that a 2006 Ford F150 was stolen in Macon, GA. Rather, I think that these reporting companies scour court
records for the police reports
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