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Concern Over Bike Thefts at Croton-Harmon Station

May 12, 2012

To the editor:

After Adam told me a few weeks ago to be careful because bikes were being stolen from the Croton Harmon station racks, I switched to a “station bike.”

Yesterday, I took the 6:57 into NYC, and arrived back in Croton at 4:13 to find that my “station bike,” which was parked under the southern-most staircase, was stolen. Lock, helmet, and all.

I called it in right away, and Officer Tramaglini took my information down. It’s a medium-frame, royal blue, 21-speed mountain bike made by Mongoose.

My hope is that this letter will prompt my fellow commuters, the employees at the DPW facility, Croton parking and law enforcement, and passers-by to be on the look-out for those committing these thefts.


Ross M. Weale Jr., Croton-on-Hudson, New York

PS. Big ups to Adam for warning me about the bike thefts, and thereby sparing me from having my much more expensive “non-station bike” stolen. Ride safely, my friend.


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