Tuesday, August 31, 2010


SANTA CRUZ, Calif., Aug. 31 (UPI) -- Police in California said a teenager's bike was stolen while he was being arrested for allegedly trying to sell a stolen violin.

Santa Cruz police said a pair of 17-year-olds allegedly tried to sell the violin, reported stolen in a car burglary Thursday night, at a Mission Street music store Friday and employees called police, the Santa Cruz Sentinel reported Tuesday.

Police said the boys left their bikes outside and one bike was stolen while the teens were being arrested on suspicion of possessing stolen property.

Investigators said the violin was returned to its owner. The stolen bike was not located.


amidnightrider said...

There is no honor amongst thieves sometimes.

EvilElf said...

A vicious cycle.

Pat S said...

I hope the judge doesn't let him plead it down to a vio-lation.