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Police Calls: Menlo Park

Original post made on Jun 1, 2016

Eight bicycles stolen in seven incidents in Menlo Park, and a pendant stolen within the last six months without signs of forced entry into the house.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Wednesday, June 1, 2016, 10:06 AM

Comments (5)

Posted by Don't be a bike
a resident of another community
on Jun 1, 2016 at 10:56 am

Looks like Menlo Park is pretty safe - unless you are a bike. Then again, these are only the crimes reported to and then by the police.

Posted by parent
a resident of Menlo Park: Downtown
on Jun 1, 2016 at 11:15 am

Bike thieves are patrolling apartment carports. Don't leave your bike there unless you use a really heavy duty lock.

Posted by parent
a resident of Menlo Park: Downtown
on Jun 1, 2016 at 6:30 pm

Campbell (and other Bay Area cities) are using "bait bikes" to arrest bike thieves. These are bikes with GPS trackers and values above the felony theft limit. Menlo Park has a huge problem with felony bike theft. Can our police try bait bikes? Campbell news report: Web Link

Posted by Ms. B
a resident of Menlo Park: Linfield Oaks
on Jun 2, 2016 at 7:52 am

There are rings of bike thieves who steal bikes from one university town and then sell them to students at swap meets and on Craig's List in other university towns. My reaction to reading the above police calls, heavy on bike thefts, was that the thieves must be stocking up on their supplies for the upcoming school year. Sale start in August! Get your stolen bike here!

Posted by parent
a resident of Menlo Park: Downtown
on Jun 2, 2016 at 10:17 am

How to get your stolen bicycle back (tips from the San Francisco Police Department): Web Link

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