Jacksonville police investigating string of sport motorcycle thefts

1:52 PM, Oct 29, 2012   |    comments
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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office is investigating a number of sport bike-type motorcycles stolen recently from Jacksonville apartment complexes.

Melissa Buejda, Public Information Officer for the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office, said JSO received 11 reports of stolen sport type motorcycles.

The thefts occurred at apartment complexes around Jacksonville.

Bujeda offered the following tips to owners of similar style motorcycles:

  • Park the bike indoors/garage if possible (best defense)
  • Lock the bike with a chain to something that is a secured/fixed object.
  • Install an anti-theft device on the bike (Lojack, GPS, etc.)
  • Park the bike in a visible area that is well lit.

Anyone with any information about who may be doing these thefts or observes suspicious activity is asked to contact JSO at 904-630-0500 or via email at JSOCrimeTips@jaxsheriff.com.

To remain anonymous and possible receive a cash reward, you may contact First Coast Crime Stoppers at 1-866-845-TIPS.

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