GPS led the police to one of the stolen bicycles. They went to a pawnshop, where they found a man suspected of theft. According to the officers, it turned out that the 37-year-old citizen of Georgia has four other thefts on his “account”.
The city police officers investigated the stolen bicycles. “The GPS tracker installed in one of the bicycles led the police to a pawnshop in the center of Warsaw. They also detained the perpetrator of the theft there” – said in a message sub-inspector Robert Szumiata from the Warsaw I Police Headquarters. As he added, the thief of the bicycle worth over PLN 5,000 turned out to be a citizen of Georgia.
In the backpack that the 37-year-old had with him, the police found dismantled parts from the recently stolen bicycle and many items from other, most likely stolen two-wheelers. “Police officers quickly established that a Georgian citizen is the perpetrator of the theft of four other two-wheelers with a total value of over PLN 14,000” – Szumiata clarified.
The man was charged
According to the uniform, the bicycles were stolen in April and August in various places in Warsaw after the security was cut. The man has already heard the charges and at the request of the District Prosecutor’s Office for Warszawa Śródmieście Północ, the court decided to pre-trial detention of the suspect for three months. For the crime of burglary, the Penal Code provides for up to 10 years in prison.
Main photo source: KRP I