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Truck Returned

A pickup stolen in 1972 in Los Angeles was returned to its rightful owner this week. Harold Voelker’s 1956 Ford F-100 had been sent to a couple living in Modesto, Calif., by family members in Texas. When the couple tried to register the vehicle, the California Highway Patrol noticed a discrepancy in the vehicle identification number. An investigation led to Harold Voelker.

In the 38 years since it was stolen, the truck had been painted a different color and the wheels had been replaced. Harold Voelker intends to keep his returned truck locked in his garage with a theft alarm installed.

9 Comments on Truck Returned

  1. Awesome

  2. Cool car (that took long enough to get it back).

  3. Geek Squad // June 20, 2010 at 4:36 pm // Reply

    This is unbelieveable!

  4. Well, At least he got it back. I would have had it painted the original color, though

  5. wow

  6. That is a cool post,and good for Harold Voelker’s 1956 Ford F-100.

  7. i wonder who stole it

  8. Who stole it? it’s since it’s been stolen.

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