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

Original post made on Jul 2, 2014

Crime and accident reports from Woodside, Portola Valley, West Menlo Park and Ladera

Read the full story here Web Link posted Wednesday, July 2, 2014, 9:30 AM

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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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