5200 s blackstoneChicago , IL
Date of Theft
Tuesday, July 26, 2011 - 2:01am
Basic Bike Info
Other (describe in detail below)
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features:
3 wheeled handcycle for parapalegic. Spinergy Wheels
Contact information hidden by Chicago Stolen Bike Registry. Contact the CSBR staff to contact the owner.
How was the lock defeated?:
Lock is missing, along with the bike.
Cable w/ Padlock
What was the bike locked to?:
Locked to a metal pole, pipe, or fence.
How was the bike locked?:
Only the frame was locked a solid object.
Which type of area was your bike stolen from?:
Garage or enclosed parking area.
How long was the bike locked in this location?:
Similar handcycle as the picture shown above, but black and fork slightly different. Missing back and seat cushion. I have the spinergy wheels shown. Handcycle was locked in a basement garage.
On 7/31 the victim writes: Police were able to recognize from surviellance tapes.and arrested suspect. I was then contacted by the Father and brother of the 17 yr old criminal. Both families members apologized profusely for the inexcusable behavior and were able to track down and return both bikes. Thanks to the District 21 Chicago Police for the great work!
This bike was recovered: