2005 Trek 3700



5200 s blackstone
Chicago , IL
United States

Date of Theft

Tuesday, July 26, 2011 - 9:15am

Basic Bike Info

Bicycle Type: 
Mountain Bike
Condition of Bicycle / Distinguishing Features: 
Has metal folding baskets on rear tire.

Owner Information

Contact Email: 
Contact information hidden by Chicago Stolen Bike Registry. Contact the CSBR staff to contact the owner.

Lock Information

How was the lock defeated?: 
Lock is missing, along with the bike.
Lock Type: 
Cable w/ Padlock
What was the bike locked to?: 
Locked to a metal pole, pipe, or fence.
How was the bike locked?: 
Locked through front wheel and frame to object.

Incident Description

Which type of area was your bike stolen from?: 
Garage or enclosed parking area.
How long was the bike locked in this location?: 
1 day
Incident Description: 
Bike was locked along with a 3 wheel handcycle. stolen from basement garage.

Recovery Information

Recovery Notes: 
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: