46 years later, owner to get stolen Jaguar back
Forty-six years later, a and Border Patrol analyst running a routine export check through a stolen car database came up with a hit. The 1967 XKE was hot.
The problem: It was already on a cargo ship, in a container, headed for , two days out of the Port of Long Beach on the Pacific Ocean.
Tracing the car's history, Maleta learned the man exporting it to the had bought it about three months ago from an owner in the San Joaquin Valley, who himself had it 40 years.
What happened between its disappearance from the concrete canyons of the Upper East Side and its California sojourn — Maleta hopes his investigation will answer that.
Now that's Grand theft auto !