But it can also prove helpful to owners of vehicles nearby, as was the case for the owner of a Porsche in Spain.
The Porsche Carrera 2 was reported stolen in the early morning hours over the weekend in Castellón. Fortunately, it was parked next to a Tesla Model 3 which had Sentry Mode activated.
The videos were posted to Twitter, and it quickly went viral amassing tens of thousands of views.
Porsche Carrera 2, matricula 2397DBK robado en Benicassim, Castellón, anoche a las 3:20 AM. Va a ser complicado, pero si alguien sabe algo o conoce a alguien en el video o fotos, mis DMs están abiertos.
— Jose (@josejacas) July 12, 2020
After rolling it away, the thieves (at least they were wearing masks?) apparently abandoned it on the side of the road soon after, where it was spotted and recognized by a passerby.
The owner was able to retrieve it, and reported it was in good condition with no damage and nothing missing from it.
Chalk one up for the good guys, thanks Sentry Mode!