The Ottumwa Courier

March 7, 2014

Stolen sports wheelchairs pieces found in Fairfax


Ottumwa Courier

---- — CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) — Pieces of the sports wheelchairs stolen from a Cedar Rapids YMCA parking lot have been found a few miles away in Fairfax.

SportAbility of Iowa officials say more than a dozen wheelchairs were in a trailer that was taken from the Stoney Point YMCA lot over the weekend of Dec. 14-15. Amid the pieces found in Fairfax a few weeks ago was one usable wheelchair.

The wheelchairs were used by the Iowa Chariots team, whose members have little or no use of their legs. The chairs cost $3,000 to $5,000 each.

No arrests have been reported.