The Impossibles by Randall Garrett
Published in Analog as “Out Like a Light,” The Impossibles involves Malone with a new kind of crime wave. Late-model cars drive themselves away with nobody at the wheel. Valuables begin vanishing from locked rooms. Malone, the Government’s expert on “impossibilities,” is afraid it is a new kind of criminal — who can disappear at will, walk through walls, and thumb his nose at the police. Malone is right . . .