KANSAS Town, Kan. — Kevin Barnes not often can take his Cadillac out of the garage.
He never ever assumed lunch at the Legends Stores in Kansas Metropolis, Kansas, supporting a friend before open heart surgery, would switch into his basic car becoming stolen.
“I knew correct where I had parked and that it was gone,” he claimed.
He parked it considerably out in the parking good deal so the doors wouldn’t get dinged. When he walked out to come across it, the car was absent.
It has considerably less than 44,000 miles on it, and he’s place $30,000 into upgrading it.
“It was ideal. It was a 2010 CTSV, it’s a really modified automobile, it would make 817 horsepower to the tires,” Barnes claimed.
Barnes is a nurse but put on his investigative hat. From there, it was a wild experience.
On social media, Barnes posted surveillance pictures of his stolen motor vehicle and the truck he saw tow it away.
Remarks and suggestions led Barnes to the suspect truck. He noticed motor vehicle engines, a bullet proof vest and cars and trucks that had been stripped.
“When we very first bought there, I essentially identified this fanny pack that I’m wearing appropriate right here on the hood of an additional auto that was sitting there. That was my fanny pack,” Barnes reported.
Some cards were being even now in it. He found a pill bottle and scissors he employs for function. But they took his driver’s license, checkbook and money.
He identified as 911. Barnes claimed police designed make contact with with a man but did not make an arrest.
KCPD mentioned officers would not be in a position to make an arrest centered on suspicion of a criminal offense in one more town.
Kansas City law enforcement did choose a report at the scene. Immediately after that, they would pass alongside that info to the investigating company, which is KCKPD.
Kansas Town, Kansas, Police Chief Karl Oakman claimed men and women need to file a report and go away the investigation to the police. It can be perilous.
“Vehicles can be changed, you can not,” Oakman claimed. “Do not take issues into your have hands. We have seen so numerous incidents where persons have carried out that and it has not finished well.”
Barnes agrees. He just wishes the automobile he calls his child back.
“It hurts, never make me get started crying,” Barnes explained. “I’m a dude. I really do not need that. It hurts.”
Any one with information can phone KCKPD at (913) 596-3000.
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