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LFD dive team recovers stolen bike in Sabine River

Friday, August 27, 2010 - 11:51am

Longview, TX ---On August 25th the Gregg County Sheriff’s office requested the Longview Fire Department dive rescue team to respond to the Sabine River at Highway 42 bridge.

The Sabine River authority found evidence that there was some type of motorized vehicle in the water due to an oil sheen surfacing in the area.

After donning dive equipment the dive team found and secured a motorcycle.

The area was then searched for victims and found to be clear.

It was determined that the motorcycle had been stolen out of Longview on August 24th and dumped into the river based on information from the criminal investigation division of the Sheriff’s office.

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