Truck containing Obama equipment stolen, recovered

Authorities are investigating the theft of a truck containing presidential seals, podiums and sound equipment for President Barack Obama’s bus tour of Virginia and North Carolina.

HENRICO, Va. — Authorities are investigating the theft of a truck containing presidential seals, podiums and sound equipment for President Barack Obama’s bus tour of Virginia and North Carolina.

Richmond station WWBT-TV (http://bit.ly/pW3cBk ) reports that the truck was parked at a hotel in the Richmond area when it was stolen Monday.

The truck was recovered in the parking lot of another hotel near the Richmond International Airport.

WWBT-TV says the truck contained sound equipment, podiums and the seals.

The Defence Information System Agency said Tuesday in a statement that a government vehicle was stolen and then recovered.

The theft is being investigated in co-ordination with law enforcement agencies.

It’s unclear whether the equipment was recovered.

The federal agency says the vehicle didn’t contain any classified or sensitive information.