2003-08-08 / Community

NYPD Takes Stolen Automobiles From The Bay

NYPD Takes Stolen Automobiles From The Bay


The inlets of Jamaica Bay that touch on Bayswater Park have long been a dumping ground for stolen and discarded automobiles and boats. Recently, units from the New York City Police Department (NYPD) worked for many hours to clean out the cars and boats. Pictured, police officers stand by while some cars are towed from the bay.The inlets of Jamaica Bay that touch on Bayswater Park have long been a dumping ground for stolen and discarded automobiles and boats. Recently, units from the New York City Police Department (NYPD) worked for many hours to clean out the cars and boats. Pictured, police officers stand by while some cars are towed from the bay.
A number of sunken boat wrecks were recovered by SCUBA divers working with the tow trucks.A number of sunken boat wrecks were recovered by SCUBA divers working with the tow trucks.A late-model car is taken from the bay by police.A late-model car is taken from the bay by police.

This late-model car was upside down on the bay bottom before being recovered.This late-model car was upside down on the bay bottom before being recovered.Lots of heavy equipment was required to pull the dozens of wrecked cars and boats from the bay.Lots of heavy equipment was required to pull the dozens of wrecked cars and boats from the bay.

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