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Elvis impersonator has vehicle stolen
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Elvis hasn't left the building, but his truck has.

Elvis impersonator Charles Grimes, 82, came out of his house on the morning of Nov. 28 to discover his truck had been stolen right from his driveway.

The truck, a blue 1988 Chevy pickup, was missing but a portion of the door handle, which had been broken off, was left in the driveway.

Grimes, who performs for retirement homes, nonprofits and for other groups, depends on the truck to take him to his gigs.

He and his wife had lost their vehicles and nearly everything in their house in the Lake Capri neighborhood during the 2009 floods. The flood and the lake had also claimed Grimes' distinctive coin-covered Elvis-mobile.

The retired couple had finally rebuilt their life after that devastating disaster, and Grimes had finally aquired a vehicle and some sound equipment to begin performing as Elvis again.

"I really need that thing," said Grimes. "I was going to drive that truck the rest of my life."

Grimes was astounded that the truck would be taken so brazenly, despite there being streetlights and motion lights nearby.

Rockdale County Sheriff's Office reports described that there was another vehicle in the neighborhood that had also been discovered missing around that time.

Anyone with information about the truck is asked to call RCSO Deputy Troy Anderson at 770-482-2893.