Is this your ride? Vancouver police bust nets $45K in stolen bikes

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Vancouver constabulary are looking to reunite aggregate bicycles with their owners aft busting an alleged fencing cognition and seizing spot worthy an estimated $45,000.

Officers seized the bikes past week aft a stolen spot probe revealed they were being trafficked retired of a self-storage installation connected the city’s eastbound side, according to police.

Officers executed aggregate hunt warrants past Wednesday, turning up 27 bikes, including high-end roadworthy bikes, e-bikes and upland bikes, according to police.

Investigators said immoderate of the bikes had already been reported stolen, and person been returned to their owners.

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However, constabulary inactive don’t cognize whom a fig of the bikes beryllium to.

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“Even without a serial number, VPD unit tin often way down rightful owners by utilizing unsocial descriptors and features connected a bike, truthful we promote anyone who has not yet reported their stolen motorcycle to record a constabulary report,” VPD Sgt. Steve Addison said successful a media release.

Police accidental the incidental is simply a bully reminder to ever usage a high-quality motorcycle lock, to grounds your bike’s serial number, and to registry it with Project529.

No 1 has been charged successful the bust, but constabulary said they could beryllium recommended to prosecutors astatine the decision of the investigation.

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