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CAR FOUND: Josh Agnello's 1968 Ford Galaxie has been located

Posted at 11:03 AM, Jun 04, 2024
  • The stolen 1968 Ford Galaxie was taken off the highway within hours of getting a flat tire.
  • Ingham County Sheriffs located the car at an address on Dexter Trail in Vevay Township
  • Watch the video above to see the original story above to see how the search for the car started.

“I cannot believe that we got it back and it’s here"
WATCH VIDEO: Josh Agnello sees stolen car for the first time in nearly two weeks.

Josh Agnello, Stolen Car Found Extra

Let's put this story in reverse real quick.

Two weeks ago, I told you that Agnello got a flat tire while driving eastbound on I-496.

He left it there to get to an appointment, not knowing that just an hour later. It would be gone.

"We both talked about it a lot at night, It's so hard, your daily routines go on the same no matter what, whether it's a good day or a bad day"

Now putting it back into drive.

At around 6am Tuesday morning Ingham County Sheriff's office responded to a tip that offered some hope..

“We responded to the residence and found a car covered in a tarp in the back of a residence”

WATCH VIDEO: Full interview with Ingham County Sheriff Scott Wriggelsworth.

Ingham County Sheriff Interview - Stolen Car Found

And the car turned out to be Josh Angello's 1968 Ford Galaxie.

“This all goes back to the tipster, we acted on the tip right away and sure there was some collaboration, a lot of media attention, and a lot of information about this car, it was very unique”

The car, which was restored by Make-A-Wish foundation due to Agnello's cystic fibrosis.. came back with a few dings, and a missing battery -- but thankfully it came back in one piece.

And with the help of Mullins towing the car was brought back to Agnello's residence... completely free of charge..

“I can’t thank everyone enough. It's amazing, there are great people out there, all over and I appreciate everyone. ”

A classic car that was stolen in our neighborhoods has been found.

“It meant everything, the car has been in my family since I can remember, I had it help restored from the Make-A-Wish foundation,” owner Josh Agnello said.

WATCH VIDEO: See how much history the 1968 Ford Galaxie had with Agnello's family.

Web Extra- CAR FOUND

In a press release Ingham County Sheriffs said the car was found on Tuesday, June 4, 2024, around 6 a.m.

Ingham County Sheriff’s Deputies said they received a tip on the whereabouts of a stolen, priceless 1968 Ford Galaxie that we first reported on.

The stolen 1968 Ford Galaxie was taken off the highway within hours of getting a flat tire.

Deputies responded to an address on Dexter Trail in Vevay Township where they located the car in the backyard still in good condition.
The car is being dropped off at Josh Agnello's house today.

Another stolen truck was also located on the property.

The Ingham County Sheriff’s Office is assisting the Eaton County Sheriff’s Office with the investigation.

The Sheriff’s Office says they are elated to play a small part in returning the car.

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