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Car Found in Mississippi River



August 7, 2012



SUBJECT: Car Found in Mississippi River





At approximately 10:18 p.m. on Monday, August 6, several witnesses noticed a vehicle in the Mississippi River near Leach Park.  Bettendorf police and fire, along with Big River Rescue and Recovery arrived on scene and found an Oldsmobile Intrigue submerged in approximately 12 feet of water and approximately 40 feet from shore.  The vehicle was reported stolen out of Davenport.  There was no one in the vehicle. 


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