It’s certainly been an odd week in the dark netherworld of bike theftdom, and I have two stories to report with semi-happy endings. In the first one, the bike thieves were caught — but the bike is still MIA. In the second story, the bike was recovered but the thief is still at large.
Who’s @SFPDBikeTheft? Meet the Man Behind the Twitter Handle: Officer Matt Friedman
Who’s the officer running the new @SFPDBikeTheft Twitter account? Meet Officer Matt Friedman of Park Station.
Seeking Help Catching An Alleged Bike Thief
My friend MC helped facilitate the arrest of this alleged bike thief today. Here’s the story — feel free to share it as we could use your help tracking down the owners of two missing bikes and furnishing proof that this individual was involved.
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.
Meeting A Would-Be Miyata Bike Thief in the Mission
Just as we were making our way through the Mission on 23rd and Harrison tonight, we encountered a thief attempting to steal a bicycle.