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Police calls: Bicycles valued at $11,000 stolen from open garage

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Posted by resident
a resident of Woodside: other
on Jul 2, 2014 at 10:24 am

Pro tip: lock your bicycles, even in your garage with the door closed. Thieves are stalking bicyclists to see where they live, then come back at night to break into garages.


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Posted by Mark
a resident of Portola Valley: Brookside Park
on Jul 2, 2014 at 9:57 pm

Driving away with the gas hose still in the tank shouldn't cause damage since the hoses are designed to break free; it is easy to re-connect them. How do I know? I did the same thing and the gas station tried to charge me $100.00 I told them I'd call the police because I knew it could be re attached. Guess what, they quit asking me to pay and when I drove by 5 minutes later, the hose was reattached and being used.


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Posted by JasonE
a resident of Menlo Park: Felton Gables
on Jul 7, 2014 at 9:57 pm

I thought the entire gas pump was designed to detach, so then the driver would be more aware of his lapse and there would be more of an embarrassment factor.


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