Man left angry at police who ‘won’t investigate a crime’ after classic car banger race incident

The trashed 1985 Ford Crown Vic. Photograph: Dan Chapman

A Male who found his prized classic auto was reportedly being applied in a banger race in Dorset following it was stolen has blasted law enforcement for “bouncing around” his circumstance from one particular power to an additional.

Mark Wright, from Andover in Hampshire, experienced his common 1985 Ford Crown Victoria stolen from outside his house in mid-June.

It was then afterwards reported the car or truck, together with a Pontiac, experienced been “smashed to pieces” in a banger race at Ringwood Raceway in August.

Mr Wright claimed all the proof is there as to who stole his car but he is still left baffled as to why the law enforcement are not investigating the criminal offense additional.

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Bournemouth Echo: Mr Wright's 1985 Ford Crown Vic

Bournemouth Echo: Mr Wright’s 1985 Ford Crown Vic

Mr Wright’s 1985 Ford Crown Vic (Graphic: Mark Wright)

He said: “After the publication I spent many weeks wanting a summary to the circumstance. I want to know what is going on or if they will be bringing any rates.

“But my scenario has been bounced about a few counties and nobody is offering me any data. The police are content to allow my case go.

“This is a complete travesty – they have used even so significantly in community revenue on the case, but it’s a total waste of time since there is absolutely nothing to show for it.

“I’d have been very joyful if those people accountable for it acquired a slap on the wrist or a fine for the reason that then that way there is at minimum a conclusion.”

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Bournemouth Echo: The car at Ringwood Raceway

Bournemouth Echo: The car at Ringwood Raceway

The car or truck at Ringwood Raceway (Graphic: NQ)

Mr Wright reported he is not following any money from this, as insurance policies has lined the expenditures and that his automobile is “probably a washing machine now”.

“I’m certainly disgusted by it. I recognize restraints like the cost of charging men and women. But I do laugh when I see the police praise themselves for the function they do.

“I’m 66 years old now, I’m from a time in which if you did erroneous you were being held accountable for your actions.” 

Mark imported the 1985 Ford LTD Crown Victoria station wagon from Los Angeles as a restoration job. “It’s a thing I’ve normally required to do – when you see people today disregard it and smash it to pieces it rubs my nose in it a bit.”

A spokesperson for Hampshire Law enforcement stated: “Following a report of the theft of a Ford Crown from an deal with in Floral Way, Andover, the automobile was recovered by Dorset Police.

“Our officers have executed a total and complete review of all the offered traces of enquiry in relation to the theft of the motor vehicle.

“Unfortunately, these have not been capable to supply the proof needed to discover people liable for the theft of the car.

“At this time, the investigation has been submitted. All through our enquiries we have kept the proprietor of the car up to date on the conclusions designed.”

The Daily Echo contacted Dorset Police and Wiltshire Law enforcement. Both of those forces did not comment, stating it was not their investigation.