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3 classic cars stolen during Dream Cruise Weekend

Papa John's Camaro was recovered Monday

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DETROIT – The Woodward Dream Cruise is a great opportunity for gearheads to see classic cars up close. It's also a great opportunity for car thieves to cash in.

Police in Oakland and Wayne counties were searching for three classic cars reported stolen this Dream Cruise weekend. Now they're searching for just two after one has been found.

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The first vehicle was a red 1966 Corvette stolen Saturday afternoon in Birmingham. The vehicle was taken from the Park Street parking structure between 12:30 and 2 p.m.  The license plate reads ITSMY66.

READ: Classic Corvette stolen during Dream Cruise in Birmingham

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The second collector car was reported stolen Sunday morning by a guest at the Kingsley Inn on Woodward Avenue in Bloomfield Hills. A black 1966 Chevelle 300 Deluxe was on a trailer overnight in the parking lot of the inn. The 2007 Chevy Silverado pulling the trailer was also taken.

READ: Classic Chevelle stolen from Kingsley Inn

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The third car was stolen early Sunday morning, sometime between midnight and 7:30 a.m.  A gold 1972 Chevy Camaro that belonged to the founder of Papa John's Pizza was taken from a parking lot on Woodbridge Street. Surveillance video recorded the actual theft showing the trailer pulling away, with the Camaro inside. Fortunately, Detroit Police recovered this car on the west side.

READ: Papa John's Camaro stolen in Detroit

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