BART’s crime analyst is figuring out, from the times and locations of the crimes and surveillance video, the pattern of the thefts, and officers have been able to nab potential thieves.
Fremont police are working to reunite 26 found bicycles with the bikes’ owners.
BART officials say a “bait bike” sting at the Pleasant Hill BART station led to the arrest of two suspects, including one man known as a repeat offender, and the recovery of a stolen bicycle.
Bicycle thefts have risen to epidemic levels in much of the Bay Area. With thefts on the rise, cyclists are banding together to get their rides back.
An 18-year-old man San Francisco man police say was in possession of more than 100 stolen bicycles has pleaded not guilty to theft charges.
More than 100 stolen bicycles have been recovered by San Francisco Police from an 18-year-old man who allegedly had them stored in his home in the city’s Silver Terrace neighborhood as well as in two storage lockers in Oakland.