News

Victoria police track down stolen bicycles

Three stolen bikes worth thousands of dollars were recovered by Victoria Police Department, thanks to quick sleuth work on the street.

The theft occurred from an underground parkade sometime late Friday night or early Saturday morning in the 600-block of Superior St.

On Sunday, VicPD officers tracked a well-known person of interest to a house in the 1600-block of Belmont Ave. and found two of the missing bicycles.

Police then tracked the Victoria man to a second residence in the 1800-block of Adanac St. in Saanich and found the third bike.

"We would not have been able to bring this case to a swift conclusion without the forethought of the victims and local bicycle merchants who thought ahead to record serial numbers and to store them in a safe place," said Bowen Osoko, VicPD spokesman.

dpalmer@vicnews.com

 

We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards. Personal attacks, inappropriate language, and off-topic comments may be removed, and comment privileges revoked, per our Terms of Use. Please see our FAQ if you have questions or concerns about using Facebook to comment.

You might like ...

Hunters protest shift favouring non-residents
 
Virk shuffled to new job after Kwantlen flap
 
B.C.-only wines to come to some grocery stores
Marilyn Manson fans line up at SOEC
 
Will you be ready when ‘The Big One’ hits?
 
Family frustrated with lack of progress in murder investigation
Three vehicle crash at Smithers intersection
 
Sentencing today for woman who helped ducks
 
Medical marijuana users score another win in court

Community Events, December 2014

Add an Event


Read the latest eEdition

Browse the print edition page by page, including stories and ads.

Dec 19 edition online now. Browse the archives.