By adamg on Thu, 10/17/2019 - 9:40am
Cambridge Police report arresting two men at a North Cambridge apartment building whose residents had reported a recent spate of bicycle thefts and vandalism.
Police say Alexios Tambasidis, 28, and Christopher Rank, 32, both of whom gave their addresses as homeless shelters in Boston, were arrested after somebody called 911 around 6 a.m. on Tuesday to report a couple of guys rummaging around the bike storage facility at the Cambridge Park building on Cambridgepark Drive.
The first suspect was observed running down a driveway on Cambridgepark Drive. The second suspect was observed riding a dark colored bicycle down Cambridgepark Drive towards Alewife Brook Parkway.
After both parties were stopped, multiple residents of Cambridgepark Drive approached Officers and reported their bikes either missing or tampered. Officers were able to locate the owner of the stolen bicycle, which was recovered by the second suspect.
The two were charged with larceny from a building and larceny over $1,200, police say.