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Frank Johnson riding his Specialized Rockhopper mountain bike. It was stolen from his condominium’s garage in January. (Family photo). Again and again, surveillance footage and photos showed a man walking into downtown parking garages and leaving with bicycles that weren’t his. Often he arrived carrying a bag, described in some cases as a “bulging backpack” replete with portable power tools to cut locks and fences on storage areas, according to documents filed in D.C. Superior Court. On some days, police say, the thief took more than one bike over several hours from the same location, including the garage of the Mount Vernon condominium where couple Jeanne Carey and Frank Johnson had their bikes stolen. Full story

22 April