Stolen cars found in river near Dogtown Boat Ramp

Published: Jul. 23, 2021 at 3:47 PM CDT
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VANDERBURGH CO., Ind. (WFIE) - The Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office says a pair of stolen cars were found in the Ohio River on Friday.

Dispatchers told 14 News that crews responded to a possible water rescue near the Dogtown Boat Ramp around 8:15 a.m.

They say a caller reported a car in the water at approximately 7:50 a.m.

At the time, it wasn’t clear if crews found anything.

Later Friday, dispatch told 14 News that divers were out around 2 p.m.

We reached out to Vanderburgh County Sheriff Dave Wedding, who says two stolen vehicles were recovered.

He said one had been stolen in Evansville, and one had been stolen in Henderson.

Perry Township Fire officials say only one was actually recovered. They say the other is still in the water, and has been there for many years.

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