S.F. bicycle thefts plummet after arrest
SF Chronicle – 7/18/12
Bicycle thefts in San Francisco have gone down “very drastically” since an 18-year-old man was arrested in connection with 114 allegedly stolen bicycles that police found in his possession, authorities said Wednesday.
(This was one busy bike thief! – Tom)
Local law enforcement see rise in bike thefts
The Daily Iowan – 7/17/12
The Iowa City police have received 22 reports of bike thefts in the first two weeks of July, and surrounding law-enforcement agencies are seeing similar trends.
(Thefts down in SF, up in Iowa City. Coincidence? – Tom)
SFBC – 7/16/12
On Saturday, the new and popular bike corral in front of Zeitgeist (Duboce and Valencia) was hit by a car. Multiple bikes were run over, and one person on the sidewalk was hit, resulting in a broken leg.
(One car, many bikes, oops! – Tom)