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Stolen vehicle pulled from Kansas River

August 8, 2007

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Stolen vehicle found in the Kansas River

The Douglas County Sheriff's office recovers a stolen mini-van from the Kansas River today. Enlarge video

A vehicle discovered early Tuesday in the Kansas River near the North Eighth Street boat ramp later was recovered by Douglas County dive team members.

The 2001 Chrysler minivan was towed out of the water. It had been reported stolen by James Gang Automotive about 7:30 a.m. Tuesday. No one was found in the vehicle, said sheriff's office spokeswoman Lt. Kari Wempe.

Comments

OldEnuf2BYurDad 7 years, 8 months ago

"Sounds a little weird to steal a car and dump it a mile away."

Kids do that kind of thing. I'm amazed at how many crimes are committed by teens in the wee hours. If my kid's not home with me at 3:00 a.m., I'm out looking for them.

OnlyTheOne 7 years, 8 months ago

Stole it in a moment of weakness. Realized they'd stolen a Minivan. ECH!

leadrain 7 years, 8 months ago

Too bad they didn't find the van underwater with the theif still inside.

asbarkincat 7 years, 8 months ago

Someone upset with James Gang? James gangs is like a mile from where the van was found. Sounds a little weird to steal a car and dump it a mile away.

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