DETROIT –

The Woodward Dream Cruise is a great opportunity for car lovers to see classic cars up close. It’s also a great opportunity for car thieves to cash in.

Police in Oakland and Wayne counties are searching for three classic cars reported stolen this Dream Cruise weekend.


The first vehicle was a red 1966 Corvette stolen Saturday afternoon in Birmingham. The vehicle was taken from the Park Street parking structure between 12:30 and 2 p.m.  The license plate reads ITSMY66.

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The second collector car was reported stolen Sunday morning by a guest at the Kingsley Inn on Woodward Avenue in Bloomfield Hills. A black 1966 Chevelle 300 Deluxe was on a trailer overnight in the parking lot of the inn. The 2007 Chevy Silverado pulling the trailer was also taken.

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The third car was stolen early Sunday morning, sometime between midnight and 7:30 a.m.  A gold 1972 Chevy Camaro that belonged to the founder of Papa John’s Pizza was taken from a parking lot on Woodbridge Street. Surveillance video recorded the actual theft showing the trailer pulling away, with the Camaro inside.

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