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Car returned to owner after being stolen from local bar

Tuesday, January 16, 2001

Storm Lake Police responded to Malarky's Pub on Flindt Drive in reference to a stolen vehicle shortly before 1:30 a.m. Monday.

The victim advised police his 1994 red Chevy S-10 pickup had been stolen from the parking lot.

The police began a search for the vehicle and a short time later, located it stuck in the snow on a curb in the 700 block of Russell Street.

Despite following the tracks in the snow for four blocks, police were unable to locate any suspects in the investigation.

The vehicle was returned to the owner. No damage was reported, but some items appeared to be stolen. Estimated loss of the items is estimated at $16.

The incident is still under investigation.