October 20, 2014
FOLSOM, Calif. (AP) - Police in Northern California have recovered $85,000 worth of stolen bikes.
Folsom police discovered the bikes on Monday after a sting operation. Police say the suspect, 36-year-old Ishkan Amirkhanyan, showed up with two stolen bikes.
A subsequent search of his Citrus Heights home allegedly turned up an additional 15 stolen bikes. All the bikes were in a trailer that was taken from a Folsom-area bicycle store in April.
Folsom is located about 20 miles northeast of Sacramento.
The bicycles, made by the company Trek, are valued at about $5,000 each.
Amirkhanyan was booked into Sacramento County jail on suspicion of possession of stolen property.
Copyright 2014 Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.
Viewers with disabilities can get assistance accessing this station's FCC Public Inspection File by contacting the station with the information listed below. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, 888-835-5322 (TTY), or firstname.lastname@example.org.