LETTER: ‘Hooray to the B-Town Blog’ for helping find Reader’s stolen bicycle
[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is a Letter to the Editor, written by a Reader:]
Hooray to the B-Town Blog, one concerned citizen, and the KC Sheriffs!!!
Last night, around 9:00PM, they found our stolen Raleigh bicycle (read the original blog story here). Apparently, someone read your blog and saw the bike photos, then saw a man in possession of the bike, and called police. The police arrested the man just east of the 1st Ave. Firestone, and recovered our bicycle. He is a local Burien resident with numerous arrests for offenses such as this, as well as other drug-related offenses (meth, etc.).
Also, they might have a lead on our other bicycle as well, so we’ll see about that.
As a former Seattle cop, I know the recovery rate for stolen bikes is extremely low. The fact that ours was found is due to both luck and diligence by people and police in our community. Just wanted to say thanks for helping us out so quickly and keep up the good work!
– Sig and Anna
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