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Old 09-20-2011, 01:08 PM
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Travolta's 113 stolen

http://news.yahoo.com/grease-lightning-thieves-nab-travoltas-wheels-011824859.html

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Grease lightning: thieves nab Travolta's wheels


Thieves stole John Travolta's vintage Mercedes-Benz while he was gone for only minutes -- visiting a Jaguar dealership -- police said.

The "Grease" and "Pulp Fiction" star left his vintage Mercedes-Benz 280SL parked in a residential district in Santa Monica on Sunday, said Sergeant Richard Lewis.

But when he returned from the nearby car dealership the sports car was gone.

"He parked the car in a residential street, and went to a nearby auto dealers for about 10 minutes, Lewis told AFP, saying he did not know if the thief or thieves followed Travolta or just chanced on the car.

Travolta estimated the car's value at $35,000 dollars, he said, while adding: "It is my understanding that it could be worth more" because it was a vintage model.

Travolta's spokesman said the star had no comment on the theft.
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Old 09-20-2011, 01:26 PM
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Travolta should join up and post a have you seen my car thread...
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Old 09-20-2011, 01:40 PM
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The LA Times has a story on this with a link to a local television report. In it the reporter says the car could be worth $100,000!

Now I have always liked the 113, but $100,000? I mean, it did look like new, but still......
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Old 09-20-2011, 04:12 PM
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It is owned by travolta. Heck I bet his old silverware is worth at least $5000
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Old 09-20-2011, 04:21 PM
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I wonder if a Scientologist stole it.
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Old 09-20-2011, 04:38 PM
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Is Santa Monica a questionable crime-ridden community?
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Old 09-20-2011, 09:28 PM
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Is Santa Monica a questionable crime-ridden community?
Yes, it's next to Venice Beach.
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Old 09-20-2011, 09:31 PM
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Yes, it's next to Venice Beach.
Is Venice Beach a questionable crime-ridden community?






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Old 09-20-2011, 09:45 PM
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Sorry, had to.
Yes, it's next to Santa Monica.

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