Bitchin' Sand Rail Stolen From Chandler Shop; Thieves Loaded $85,000 Toy Onto Trailer


Got sand?

Sure, but what good does it do when someone steals your $85,000 dune buggy?

Chandler police report today that on July 11, thieves broke into the yard at Automotive Diagnostic Specialties, 6835 West Chandler Boulevard, then loaded up a flashy Black Widow sand rail (the one in the pictures) onto a trailer and drove away in a silver, four-door Dodge pickup truck.


Cops have exhausted their initial leads and are hoping the public can help.

Good luck.

This thing was probably painted, disassembled, shipped to Mexico and is now being loaded with drugs for a cross-country border run.

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Ray Stern has worked as a newspaper reporter in Arizona for more than two decades. He's won numerous awards for his reporting, including the Arizona Press Club's Don Bolles Award for Investigative Journalism.