Flagler, Duval Stolen School Buses Recovered
Three stolen school buses were recovered in Gainesville Wedensday, thanks to the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office.
JSO, which had recently discovered stolen buses in its jurisdiction, notified the Gainesville Police Department about a group of buses parked in a grassy field across from the Red Roof Inn, 3500 SW 42nd St., according to an email from GPD spokesman Officer Ben Tobias.
Two of the buses were stolen from Flagler County and the other from Duval County, according to the email. The buses were labeled similarly to those found in Jacksonville — as being operated by “95 South Tours, Inc.”
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