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Posted inCrime

UC Berkeley police lay ‘bait’ for bike thieves on campus

In 2014, 299 bicycles were reported stolen from the UC Berkeley campus. Photo: Natalie Orenstein For over seven months, the UC Berkeley police have been surreptitiously planting bicycles equipped with tracking technology throughout campus in hopes of catching bike thieves. The Bait Bike Program was kept confidential during the spring semester, but UCPD announced earlier […]

Posted inCrime, Crime & Safety

Berkeley police find bike stash, but still seeking victims

At least five bikes and numerous bike parts were recovered by police during a recent raid. Photo: BPD At least five bikes and numerous bike parts were recovered by police during a recent raid. Photo: BPD Update, Oct. 21: The Berkeley Police Department released the following notice today. Since the news of this arrest, our Property Crimes Unit […]