Cops: Man pawned bikes he stole from RR stations
Published 7:08 am, Tuesday, September 9, 2014
A man who police say stole bikes from the downtown and Fairfield Metro train stations earlier this summer, and then pawned them in Bridgeport, was arrested on warrants Friday at Bridgeport Superior Court.
Dennis M. Beardsley, 34, who gave his address as the Operation Hope shelter on Nichols Street, was charged with two counts of sixth-degree larceny and one count of fifth-degree larceny,
On July 9, police say that Beardsley took a bike that was locked to a pole at the downtown depot, then pawned it at East Coast Pawn Shop in Bridgeport. On July 25, Beardsley is seen on surveillance video at the Fairfield Metro station taking two bikes, one of which he again pawned at East Coast, according to the report.
He was held on bonds totaling $2,000 and was arraigned that day.