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RE: sad, sad news - happy ending - are you sure?

But would you want that car back?  Who knows what happened to it while
it was missing....
Stephane Livolsi
180 Yorston St
Williams Lake, BC, V2G 3Z1
ph 250-392-2637
fax 250-392-2693

'86 5KTQ stock (if you don't know what it means, you aren't in the club)

>From: 	Brett Dikeman[SMTP:brett@pdikeman.ne.mediaone.net]
>Sent: 	November 19, 1999 2:34 PM
>To: 	c a l i b a n; quattro
>Subject: 	Re: sad, sad news - happy ending
>At 2:04 PM -0800 11/19/99, c a l i b a n wrote:
>>	the woman who brought it in had "rented" it from someone
>>	and since it had no license and had a royal motors sign
>>	in the plate spot she brought it to royal to see who
>>	to return it to.
>And the mystery "renter" is?
>Whoever this person is that "rented" the car, she doesn't sound very
>>  tomorrow she's going to bring in the
>>	key from home and simply quietly drive it out of the
>>	dealer's lot if sf's finest cannot pull their heads out
>>	of their hineys.
>BAD idea.  Any cop will tell you, DON'T drive a vehicle that's been 
>reported as stolen.  Report it as found, have the police -come-, 
>confirm, cancel the stolen report, and THEN drive the car home.  Make 
>the call from a cell phone and say "I found my car!  Send someone!" 
>and they should.
>Otherwise, fuzz pull you over on road, arrest you for driving a 
>stolen vehicle, particularly if you aren't the -exact- owner of the 
>vehicle(ie, it's registered to your significant other/spouse.)  Then 
>vehicle gets impounded, etc.etc.
>That report could very well be found by SF's finest half way between 
>the dealership and your house.
>Play along with the police, get the dealership to lean on them.  You 
>may very well end up with the satisfaction of seeing the thief in 
>Brett Dikeman
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