The last news we had on the stolen Fiesta was that it was headed south on I-95 outside of New York City and being tracked using Ford’s GPS device. Turns out, Ford was tracking the wrong car.
Jake Bronstein’s stolen Ford Fiesta was “stolen” by the New York City police department and impounded. The car currently is sitting on one of the city’s impound lots, yet the police claim they don’t have the car. Apparently, it’s not uncommon for a car to enter impound and have the wrong plate entered into the system, meaning the car is effectively lost.
Jake and a friend decided to stalk the car after he found out Ford had been tracking the wrong car. The two started with where he parked the car last and talked to a meter-man who said it wasn’t uncommon for cars to get impounded and entered with the wrong plates.
The two then went to the impound lot and snapped the picture, above, of the car sitting there. With only 100 Ford Fiestas in the country and this one the same color as Jake’s, in a New York City impound lot no less, it’s pretty clear it’s his car. Unfortunately, it’s unclear if he – or Ford – will ever drive the car again.