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Nissan Pathfinder Stolen and Chopped!

Posted by Marco Antonio Mendoza Sunday, July 18, 2010

Time for some bad news and possible an obituary ad I suppose, as I have recently been informed to the tragic fate of my family's Nissan Pathefinder in Portland, Oregon.  It turns out that it was stolen a few days ago from right in front of our very own house!  Things seemed bleak for the fate of our family vehicle until Friday when my sister was informed by the Portland police that they had found our car on some street near SE 55th and that it was waiting for us in an impound lot.

While things may have seemed wonderful at first it wasn't until my mother and sister actually went to the impound and saw the car that they realized a more grim reality.  It turns out that while the car was recovered it had been stripped of several engine parts along with the outer shell of the front of the car.  What seemed odd was that the rest of the vehicle was intact and even the tires (which were brand new) were still on!

Unfortunately the damages caused from the theft would be to high to restore the vehicle back to its original condition so I think it's safe to say we arrived too late to save the Pathfinder.

I would like to take this moment to look back and remember all the wonder moments that I have experienced in and with that car.  It was like a member of the family and the thought of it's absence almost brings a tear to my eye.

Rest in Peace Pathfinder, your riding the highways of heaven now.

2 comments

  1. AnaVar Says:
  2. I also treat my car like a family member. Well, if the parts of machine were stolen and are now in another car, you can say it's like an organ transplantation and the soul of your car actually lives in another "body". :)

     
  3. bed frame Says:
  4. That kind of crime is so hard to solve. There are too many people who do that kind of crime. I just wish that those entire criminal go to jail.

     

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