A van containing, the Presidents teleprompter and lectern were stolen from a hotel parking lot in Virginia. The truck was parked outside of a Marriott in Richmond, VA the truck and the items were stolen on Monday for the President's speech Today (Wednesday) in Chesterfield, VA.

Also $200,000 worth of audio equipment and presidential seals, were inside the stolen vehicle. The vehicle was recovered but no word on whether items were missing from the vehicle.

The Defense Information Systems Agency released the following statement on the incident:

"A government vehicle was stolen and has been recovered. No classified or sensitive information was in the vehicle. We take incidents such as this very seriously, and a formal investigation is continuing in coordination with relevant law enforcement agencies."

What is going on in this country where people are stealing the PRESIDENT'S vehicle with 200,000 dollars worth of equipment inside ? We have a serious problem if these people arent caught, thats almost like stealing a police car.