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Bike thefts in Whitewater cause frustration

March 1, 2016

March 1, 2016 Imagine enjoying a movie with your girlfriend on a Sunday morning, and your roommate bursts into the house asking if you had brought your bike inside for the winter. This is the exact situation I found myself in last weekend. Confused, I said no. In response, he informed me that both m...

The cycle of stealing

The cycle of stealing

October 2, 2013

By Michael Riley   Every day in 2010, Cameron Barker would ride home from class to Benson Hall where he would secure his new $1,500 bicycle in the bike locker he had purchased at the beginning of year. One night he broke the routine: Barker locked his bike outside on a bike rack with a...

New ‘Bait Bike’ program debuts

September 6, 2012

  Stealing bikes on campus will be a lot harder this school year. The UW-Whitewater campus police have installed a new “Bait Bike” program designed to catch potential bike thieves. “It is absolutely amazing technology,” UW-Whitewater Police Chief Matthew Kiederlen said. “When you...

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