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Manhattan Beach PD Links Man to 'Numerous' Home Break-ins, Recovers 11 Stolen Bikes

Police think the Redondo Beach man may be responsible for "many" bicycle thefts around town and are looking for additional victims.

Brian Bond, suspected bicycle thief in the South Bay. Photo courtesy Redondo Beach Police Department.
Brian Bond, suspected bicycle thief in the South Bay. Photo courtesy Redondo Beach Police Department.
Originally posted at 12:27 p.m. July 10, 2014. Edited to add photo.

The following is a news release from the Manhattan Beach Police Department: 

 
On July 6, 2014 Redondo Beach Police Department arrested Brian Bond for residential burglary, possession of stolen property (bicycles) and grand theft. Approximately 11 (eleven) suspected stolen bicycles were found at Bond’s residence during a probation search. Based on their investigation and awareness of similar crimes in Manhattan Beach, Detectives from both agencies coordinated a follow-up into the case. 

Manhattan Beach Detectives contacted Brian Bond and through the subsequent interview, investigation and evidence, it was found Bond was responsible for numerous residential burglaries in Manhattan Beach. The cases involve bicycles, which were stolen from open/unlocked garages throughout the City. 
 
Manhattan Beach Detectives believe Brian Bond may be responsible for many of the bicycle thefts from open garages in the City and are currently looking for additional victims. If you have been a victim of a bicycle theft from a garage please contact Detective Shawn Thompson (310)802-5124. 
Joel Cooper July 11, 2014 at 09:46 AM
Now there's a loser.

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