pickup stolen from dealership





3/29/2010



a man who asked to test drive a 2006 dodge ram friday at bennett autoplex never returned with the pickup truck.
salina deputy police chief carson mansfield said a man was dropped off at the dealership at 651 s. ohio and test drove a different vehicle before he drove the truck.
employees agreed to allow the man to drive the truck to a bank to apply for financing. he left at 4:30 p.m. and was not seen again, mansfield said.
the truck is valued at $22,000.







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obama bails out billionaires says….

wow! you mean people can get a free truck just by showing a fake id? let me get in on this “cars for fakers” stimulus program!

3/30/2010


says….

i talked to the salesman who this happened to and he got an official looking license that had the name of jeffery gordan on it. now i dont know if the individual was a diehard race fan of the actual jeff gordon but if he was you would have thought he could have spelled his first and last name correctly!

3/30/2010


steve says….

if i can’t keep the vehicle overnight and drive it to work, i don’t buy it! i also insist on speaking to the previous owner. of course, i have been going to the same dealer for 10, maybe even 15 years. i can walk in the door and everyone knows me by name.

3/30/2010


says….

i want a free car!

3/30/2010


says….

bennett autoplex is still in business and doing quite well with gmc trucks and other used vehicles. they did take a copy of the suspects dl but it was a fake.

3/30/2010


says….

wow!!! i had to give my dl and someone rode along and i was buying the car….cash…. the same day….sometimes i just dont know how people function while making such stupid choices!

3/30/2010


salesman should ride along says….

i was shocked when i took a crv for a test drive in manhattan that the salesman didn’t ride along. of course our car and my dad stayed at the dealership. so we did have a reason to return.

3/30/2010


jim says….

what color is it, one showed up at newton

3/30/2010


csc says….

is bennetts still in business? i thought they lost all of their franchises.

3/29/2010


p-burg says….

my wife and i test drove a car from long mcarthur in salina, a salesman rode in the back, motorcycle cop in front and we were in the parking lot!!!

3/29/2010


you can’t fix stupid says….

this is bizarre. we have never taken any vehicle for a test drive without someone from the dealership going “along for the ride”. i can’t believe that in this day and age any auto dealership would allow someone to come in and just drive off with a vehicle. going to the bank to apply for financing? at 4:30 in the afternoon??? and what color is the sky in the world these auto salespeople occupy?

3/29/2010


says….

so did they not get his info before they let him test drive? i thought most dealerships make a copy of your dl before you take off for a test drive. it is pretty crazy how there has been a lot of this happening in the last week or two.

3/29/2010


says….

are the employees still employed???

3/29/2010


paladin says….

duh!!!!

3/29/2010


fishy says….

(scam?) 3 local dealerships and 3 ‘stolen’ vehicles in the same town.

3/29/2010



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