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Billings police recover stolen pickup from Yellowstone River

Posted at 7:23 AM, Dec 24, 2018
and last updated 2019-07-17 14:50:39-04

BILLINGS – Billings police officers responded to a report of a stolen vehicle Sunday night that was partially submerged in the Yellowstone River.

They were dispatched to Coulson Park at 8:13 p.m. Sunday.

A pickup truck was found partially submerged in the Yellowstone River at the boat dock.

No one was inside the truck.

Police determined it was stolen and abandoned.

According to the city’s crime mapping tool, 67 vehicle thefts have been reported to the Billings Police Department over the past four weeks.

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This stolen pickup was fished out of the Yellowstone River. photo courtesy of Becky Webber.