Authorities have recovered a stolen 1959 Chevrolet Impala despite modifications made to the car, it was reported this week.
Glendale Det. Mauricio Barba of the countywide Taskforce for Regional Auto Theft Prevention told the newspaper that the vehicle was changed from red to green and other modifications were made. Investigators were able to identify the car by using 25 specific characteristics.
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Police reports obtained by the newspaper indicate the body-shop owner was arrested as part of the investigation.