Columbus crime: Man realizes his car is stolen as it passes him on J.R. Allen

A Columbus business owner realized someone had stolen his Camaro as he passed it on Saturday while driving on J.R. Allen Parkway, police said.

The 21-year-old was driving east on the highway near the Second Avenue exit between noon and 1 p.m. when he saw his blue 1985 Chevrolet Camaro Z28 on the bed of a tow truck, along with several sets of rims, reports state. He then drove to his Hamilton Road business, where he saw his car had been stolen and his business burglarized.

The Camaro didn’t have an engine or transmission. It’s valued at $2,500, police said.