FIVE BIKES STOLEN FROM CHARITY RIDERS.Byline: Carol Rock Staff Writer
VALENCIA - Thieves took five motorcycles, including two customized Harley Davidsons, from people planning to participate in the charity Love Ride, officials reported Sunday.
The motorcycles were taken from the riders, some from Northern California Northern California, sometimes referred to as NorCal, is the northern portion of the U.S. state of California. The region contains the San Francisco Bay Area, the state capital, Sacramento; as well as the substantial natural beauty of the redwood forests, the northern , while they were staying at area hotels or eating at a local restaurant, authorities said.
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``It's quite common,'' said sheriff's Sgt. Ron Olfert.
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3. Bob Norleman, who runs our Downed Officer Ride, there's only been one year where there was no theft during this weekend. We try to put on extra patrols, but there's always quite a few thefts,'' Olfert said. ``You see the bikes parked in front of hotels or restaurants; it's easy for somebody to walk out and put one of those expensive bikes on a trailer.''
In an effort to prevent thefts this year, the Santa Clarita Santa Clarita, city (1990 pop. 110,642), Los Angeles co., S Calif., suburb 30 mi (48 km) NW of downtown Los Angeles, on the Santa Clara River; inc. 1987. Situated in the Santa Clara valley and nearby canyons, Santa Clarita includes the former towns of Canyon Country, station organized a special patrol Saturday night, using a team of volunteers and reserve sheriff's deputies to police the area.
``We hope that we prevented something, but we can't be everywhere at once,'' said Olfert.
Sgt. Steve Jenkins Steve Jenkins (born July 16, 1972 in Merthyr Tydfil is a Wales international football player. A full-back, he attained 16 Welsh caps.
Jenkins signed for Swindon Town in 2005 but after Swindon's relegation to League 2 and the appointment of Dennis Wise as manager, Jenkins , who participated in the Saturday patrol, said that a total of five motorcycles were lost this year.
``They get stolen all along the route, from Burbank and Glendale and here in the Santa Clarita Valley The Santa Clarita Valley is the valley of the Santa Clara River in Southern California. It stretches through Los Angeles County and Ventura County. Its main population center is the city of Santa Clarita. The valley was part of the 48,612-acre (19,672. ,'' Jenkins said. ``There was a group of people who got here on Thursday and had four motorcycles in a trailer. When they drove up here, they found the lock had been broken and two of the bikes had been stolen.''
Carol Rock, (661) 257-5252