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Police Locate Vehicle Stolen from Pella Airport

Posted: Wednesday, June 23rd, 2010 at 6:29 am
Author: KNIA/KRLS News-Eric Gotschall

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A burglary suspect remains at-large, following an alleged break-in at the Pella Municipal Airport. On Monday morning, a burglary was reported at Classic Aviation at 501 West 15th Street in Pella, in which a van and cash were reported missing. The van was recovered Tuesday afternoon at the airport in Ottumwa.

While investigating the burglary, the Pella Police Department located a 2008 Cadillac Escalade, which was identified as one stolen from an airport in Norfolk, Nebraska. A link between the two incidents has not been confirmed at this time. No suspects have been identified in the case, which remains under investigation by the Pella Police Department.

Anyone who may have witnessed suspicious activity near the Pella Municipal Airport between Sunday night and early Monday morning is encouraged to contact the Pella Police Department at 641-628-4921. Stay tuned to KNIA/KRLS News for more information as soon as it becomes official.