Man Arrested for Harley-Davidson Bike Theft

Man Arrested for theft of Harley-Davidson Bike

A man very familiar to southeastern Indiana law enforcement has been charged with burglary for Stealing a Harley-Davidson Motorcycle in Dearborn County. Donald Sinnett, Jr., also known as Donald Seale, is in jail in Butler County, Ohio as a suspect in a burglary there. Now, authorities in Indiana are awaiting his extradition to face the new charges of Burglary (level 5 felony) and Theft (level 6 felony) filed April 12…

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Police Warn about String of Motorcycle Thefts

Orlando Police Warn of string of motorcycle thefts

Orlando police are investigating a string of motorcycle thefts from downtown apartment complexes, and detectives think two separate groups are responsible. One group, police said, stole a Suzuki GSX-R from the Nora complex on North Orange Ave on Feb. 2, then left it outside a hotel down the street with its starter system and seat missing. Those suspects also may be responsible for the March 18 theft of a Suzuki…

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2017 Zero Motorcycles ABS System Recall

Zero Motorcycles ABS System Recall

Zero Motorcycles Inc. (Zero) is recalling certain 2017 S, DS, and FXS motorcycles. The Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS) Hydraulic Control Unit (HCU) may have the wrong vehicle model information, possibly causing the ABS to function improperly. CONSEQUENCE: If the ABS does not function properly in a braking event, there is an increased risk of a crash. REMEDY: Zero will notify owners and dealers will reconfigure the HCU, or replace it…

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Thieves Steal Bikes from Rider Training School

Motorcycles Stolen from School Driving Education Program

Motorcycles and helmets were stolen from a driver’s educational program at a Rutherford County school property. Usually the bikes are locked up inside a large, metal storage unit at Oakland High School in Murfreesboro, but someone decided to break in. “They snipped it right here,” said Kelly Appleton. She said thieves then made off with three of the motorcycles along with nine helmets and a metal loading ramp. “People steal…

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Stolen Motorcycle Recovered in Lakeland, FL

Stolen Motorbike recovery by police in lakeland, fl

Christopher Beistline’s motorcycle is his prized possession. So, when he walked outside his Lakeland apartment complex Feb. 9 and realized his motorcycle was stolen, he was furious. “I look in the spot, and I’m like ‘you gotta be kidding me,’ and I just started freaking out,” Beistline said. Beistline called police and then started printing hundreds of flyers to blanket across Lakeland. He posted photos of his motorcycle on his…

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Nine Arrested in Bronx Motorcycle Theft Ring

Nine Arrested in New York Motorcycle Theft Ring

Nine men from across New York were charged Wednesday for carrying out a series of luxury motorcycle heists and getting rid of the evidence by shipping the choppers to the Dominican Republic, authorities said. The self-proclaimed “Steal Crew” allegedly canvassed the city for high-end bikes, such as Ducatis, and then broke the steering wheels and shoved the motorcycles into getaway trucks, New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman said. The group…

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Anti-Theft Devices Save Money on Insurance

Insurance Approved GPS Tracking Device

Most states require motorcycle owners to have at least some motorcycle insurance coverage, and depending on the rider, bike and where someone lives, rates can be expensive. The good news is some carriers offer discounts on motorcycle premiums to owners that have anti-theft devices. Not all anti-theft devices for motorcycles (or mopeds and scooters covered under motorcycle policies) qualify for discounts. Generally, only location tracking and disabling systems can help…

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