News Release News Release The City of Palo Alto
Communications Department
250 Hamilton Ave
Palo Alto, CA 94301


Subject :

Stolen 1956 Ford T-Bird Located 31 Years Later - Owner Found
Contact : Brian Philip, Officer, City of Palo Alto, Police Department    650-329-2413
Palo Alto, CA - The owner of the 1956 Ford Thunderbird stolen out of Palo Alto in 1976 has been located in Palo Alto. The owner, Ronald Leung, was contacted this morning and informed of the news. He was very surprised and excited that his vehicle was found 31 years after it disappeared from his downtown Palo Alto business.

Although the original Police report was no longer available, Palo Alto Police records personnel were able to research various databases to find the stolen vehicle entry. The entry listed the owner’s name and last known address. Palo Alto records personnel took this information and were able to locate current contact information for Leung.