Colorado visitor’s van, wheelchair found trashed after being stolen from SA parking lot

Man’s wheelchair was in the van when it was stolen

SAN ANTONIO – A van stolen from a San Antonio restaurant parking lot was found trashed Wednesday afternoon.

According to Ginger Meeks, the van is drivable and the thief, or thieves, who stole the van tried to rip a wheelchair out of the vehicle.

“Thank you everyone for reminding us there are many more good people than bad in this world,” Meeks said in a Facebook post.


Ginger Meeks is asking for help locating her brother’s wheelchair van, which was stolen from the parking lot of Chuy’s on the corner of Loop 1604 and Highway 281.

Meeks posted to Facebook on Tuesday morning, saying her brother, Steve, is currently in town on a visit from Colorado.

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She listed the serial number of the Permobil F5 wheelchair as 2580002512 in the Facebook post and said the van is a 2004 Chevy 1500 with an explorer conversion.

The ALS Association loaned Steve a wheelchair to use for the duration of his visit, Meeks said in a statement to KSAT.

Update 2:50 Wed, 11/27: The van and wheelchair have been found. The van is trashed. They tried to rip the wheelchair...

Posted by Ginger Walker Meeks on Monday, November 25, 2019

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