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    Thread: Stolen car graveyard found in lake

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      09-10-2008 12:42 PM #1
      http://www.kptv.com/automotive...tml#-

      With water level low at this time of year, boaters can find nearly anything in area lakes. Police said one of the cars was partially visible to a passing boater Tuesday, leading officers and a dive team to begin removing the cars from the lake.

      Corey Bihm saw his car Tuesday for the first time in two months. His Honda Civic, along with two Acuras, a Chevrolet Tahoe and another Honda, were all brought to the surface by authorities.

      Bihm said the car can be replaced, but there was more inside than just the car parts.

      "My graduation cap, my senior year yearbrook, my dad's $600 camera, there was a lot of stuff in there," Bihm said. "A lot of my time too."

      Camas police said it's the second time they have pulled cars from the lake. A police press release described the site as a "stolen car graveyard."

      The small lake, which is 2.4 miles long and less than a quarter of a mile in width, is a popular fishing, swimming and water skiing spot in southwest Washington.

      Officers are working to track down all the owners of the stolen cars. Bihm, however, said he's ready to move on.

      "I was planning to get it back, but from what I've seen I don't really want it back," he said. "It's got a lot of damage to it … I guess it's just gone now."

      Police have not identified any suspects in the case. Two of the vehicles were stolen in Portland three in the greater Vancouver area.

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      09-10-2008 12:50 PM #2

      Quick someone photo shop this with the Chain-Guy!!

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      09-10-2008 12:56 PM #3
      A few years ago, a local small lake level dropped way low here in Las Cruces, revealing the wrecked car and the remains of an NMSU student who had been missing since 1982. She had apparently gone off of I-10 near a curve and had crashed into the lake in the middle of the night.

      An interesting post script. After the car was found, the NMDOT installed a guardrail along that curve, despite the fact that the edge of the lake was far enough away not to warrant a guardrail and this is only the 2nd time that I'm aware of in the 23 years I have lived here that a car has gone off the road and into the lake. The other one stopped short of being submerged.

      I used to fish off a bridge about 50 yards from where the car/body was. I wondered why those catfish tasted so good.


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    4. 09-10-2008 01:07 PM #4
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      I wondered why those catfish tasted so good.

      IT'S BECAUSE THEY ATE A DEAD PERSON. duh.


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      09-10-2008 01:11 PM #5
      Quote, originally posted by WhiteRat »
      I used to fish off a bridge about 50 yards from where the car/body was. I wondered why those catfish tasted so good.


      uggh... I'm now officially nauseous.


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      09-10-2008 01:16 PM #6
      Quote, originally posted by WhiteRat »
      I wondered why those catfish tasted so good.


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      09-10-2008 01:16 PM #7
      Quote, originally posted by mackie421 »

      uggh... I'm now officially nauseous.


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      09-10-2008 01:19 PM #8
      Quote, originally posted by true snowboards »

      IT'S BECAUSE THEY ATE A DEAD PERSON. duh.

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      09-10-2008 01:23 PM #9
      Quote, originally posted by tngdesi »

      "I was planning to get it back, but from what I've seen I don't really want it back," he said. "It's got a lot of damage to it … I guess it's just gone now."

      First of all, how do you PLAN to get a stolen car back? Second of all....no ****. They just pulled it out of a lake....I guess it's just gone now.


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      09-10-2008 01:26 PM #10
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      09-10-2008 01:26 PM #11
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      Second of all....no ****. They just pulled it out of a lake....I guess it's just gone now.

      Nah, it will just end up on a "Buy here, pay here" lot in 6 months.

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      09-10-2008 02:27 PM #13
      My friends 99 Civic coupe was stolen from his driveway in this city. They found it a month later up in the hills, all stripped and shot up. We have a big Russian population in this area. They are known to steal cars for parts.

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      09-10-2008 02:33 PM #14
      Quote, originally posted by tngdesi »
      "My graduation cap, my senior year yearbrook, my dad's $600 camera, there was a lot of stuff in there," Bihm said. "A lot of my time too."

      Anyone else thinking what I'm thinking? Or am I dirty minded fellow?

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      09-10-2008 02:37 PM #15
      I used to live right next to that lake.

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      09-10-2008 02:49 PM #16
      I play golf out there. Wonder if they found any of my golf balls in the water.
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    17. 09-10-2008 02:49 PM #17
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      "I was planning to get it back, but from what I've seen I don't really want it back," he said. "It's got a lot of damage to it … I guess it's just gone now."

      No s***, you think???

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      09-10-2008 02:55 PM #18
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      09-10-2008 02:56 PM #19
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    20. 09-10-2008 03:41 PM #20
      lol, at least you weren't noodling for those catfish, you might have lost your hands...

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      09-10-2008 03:43 PM #21
      Quote, originally posted by Egz »

      Nah, it will just end up on a "Buy here, pay here" lot in 6 months.

      You said this and you don't even live in Portland metro

      Last audi I bought in NE PDX / Gresham was probably pulled from that lake

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      09-10-2008 04:29 PM #23
      Ha Ha chain dude

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