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 the officer running the new @SFPDBikeTheft Twitter account? Meet Officer Matt Friedman of Park Station.
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.
A source at the SFPD (who’d like to remain anonymous) forwarded me the following photos of a serial bike thief.
Just as we were making our way through the Mission on 23rd and Harrison tonight, we encountered a thief attempting to steal a bicycle.