February 6, 2015 2:01 am
Updated: August 6, 2016 3:08 pm

Viral video leads to arrests of Squamish bike thieves


WATCH: The alleged thieves caught on video by a homeowners surveillance camera have been caught. John Daly has more on who was arrested and what the victims got back.

Two men suspected of stealing high-end bikes in Squamish late last year have been arrested and charged by police, but the bicycles in question are still nowhere to be found.

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19-year-old Nathan Marcus Rodney and a 17-year-old from Squamish who cannot be named were arrested on January 8, a week after high-quality video of two people taking three bikes – a green 20-speed Norco Range, a men’s black 11-speed Norco Range, and a blue men’s 27-speed Giant Rainier – went viral.

WATCH: Squamish homeowner posts video to catch bike theft suspects

Experts say it’s unlikely the bicycles themselves will ever be recovered.

“There’s more than enough outlets online for you to go and get the bike sold. A lot of the bikes that are stolen are from professional thieves,” says David Assenhein of Norco/John Henry Bikes.

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