Detectives from the Chandler Police Department’s Property Crimes Unit are actively seeking the identity of two suspects involved in a bicycle theft. Investigators believe the two are part of a large-scale identity theft ring operating throughout central and northern Arizona.
On May 31, 2012 a white male stole a 2011 Devinci Dexter RC bicycle from Performance Bikes at 5955 W. Ray Rd. During the theft the suspect, who is believed to be approximately six-feet-tall and 35-40 years of age, provided a false identification to store employees. The stolen bicycle is valued at $4,000.00.
On June 19, 2012 the stolen Devinci bicycle was pawned at the Superpawn located at 2916 E. Route 66 in Flagstaff. A white female, approximately five-feet-tall and 20-30 years of age, accompanied the theft suspect to the Superpawn, conducting the pawn transaction. During the pawn the female presented what was later determined to be a false identification. The bicycle was pawned for $1,000.00.
Video surveillance from Superpawn captured the two suspects in the store at the time of the transaction. Investigators also learned the two suspects left the Superpawn in a gray colored Honda or Hyundai two-door passenger car. Police are seeking help identifying the suspects.
If you can identify the male or female in the attached photographs, please contact the Chandler Police Dept. at (480) 782-4130 or Silent Witness at (480) WITNESS (948-6377). Silent Witness is offering a reward of up to $1,000.00 for information that leads to an arrest and/ or indictment of these individuals.
For more information please contact Detective Seth Tyler at (480) 782-4130.