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Man tries to hide stolen car with bad paint job

A man from Iowa is currently behind bars after police allege that he stole a flashy 1966 Ford GT40 replica.  It was a very unique bright yellow vehicle so it would be very easily recognized...the alleged thief did the only thing he could think of to disguise it.He tried to get it painted black.  The paint job wasn't very good since some of the original bright yellow paint could be seen.  The man alleged to have stolen the car is also facing other drug related and traffic charges.

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Police say thief used bad paint job to hide stolen eye-catching car

A central Iowa man remains behind bars Monday after allegedly stealing a one-of-a-kind car that police believe was painted black to disguise it. Marshalltown police arrested Patrick Allen Chamberlin on Thursday. Police charged Chamberlin with theft, possession of a controlled substance, drug paraphernalia and several traffic offenses after he was spotted driving a stolen 1966 Ford GT40 replica.