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Beware This Bike Thief

A source at the SFPD (who’d like to remain anonymous) forwarded me the following photos of a serial bike thief. He was apprehended again recently for bike theft and possession of burglary tools (I suppose the prominent “I hate cops,” tattoo on his face makes him an easy target to spot.) In doing so, he violated his parole. When arrested, he was unremorseful and told the officers, “I steal bikes.”

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City Hall

Special Hearing: Bike Theft in San Francisco

Local legislative wheels are in motion to crack down on bike theft in San Francisco. Supervisor Eric Mar called a special hearing at City Hall today with the Neighborhood Services & Safety Committee to discuss this ongoing problem in the city. Read More

Mission Bike Thief

Meeting A Would-Be Miyata Bike Thief in the Mission

Shortly before 6:30PM tonight, The Bearded One met me at KQED so we could ride an after work Friday night city loop. Just as we were making our way through the Mission on 23rd and Harrison, TBO saw a man crouched down by a bicycle out of the corner of his eye. Read More