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Durham deputies looking for stolen Harley

Posted August 7, 2009

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— Investigators have asked for the public's help catching whoever stole a 2007 Harley Davidson motorcycle from a house in the 11000 block of Wilkins Road, in northern Durham County, on July 20.

The Harley's North Carolina license plate reads "CROACH."

Anyone with information about the theft should call Detective Sharon Gaines, with the Durham County Sheriff's Office at 919-560-0882 or Crime Stoppers at 919-683-1200. Crime Stoppers pays cash rewards for information leading to arrests in felony cases, and callers never have to identify themselves.


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  • Goalieman Aug 7, 2009

    AMEN, OneDay8035!

    Touch my bike, draw back a nub!

  • donnied1952 Aug 7, 2009

    Oh, wait a minute, here it is.

  • donnied1952 Aug 7, 2009

    I want to know who took my pen. It was right here on my desk just a minute ago. Could we please get some headlines about this? lol

  • NoRespect Aug 7, 2009

    Who cares? Its a Harley with no mufflers... personally, I'm glad to see it gone. I won't have to listen to it anymore. Besides, its probably in a container getting loaded on a ship for overseas by now. Kiss that baby GOODBYE!

    Now, if it were something worth stealing, like a BMW... that's different.

  • Putang Aug 7, 2009

    bikes are stolen every day. why does this one get special treatment? since its a harley, just follow the oil trail from the location it was taken from

  • texasncgirl Aug 7, 2009

    Wow...a motorcycle stolen...in Durham. Not news. Moving on.

  • iron fist Aug 7, 2009

    I find it hard to believe that this motorcycle was the only vehicle stolen in the last 24 hours. NCStatePack

    Bike was stolen in July

  • cpk1979 Aug 7, 2009

    They must have missed the loJack recovery of 9 bikes in Raleigh a few weeks ago....

    Bet they wished they had it now.

  • oneday8035 Aug 7, 2009

    Bad move...really bad move. There are some things that are really dangerous to steal and a Harley is one of them. There are some people that ride Harleys that would make a thief pray for the police to get them first and they have very long arms and memories. Unlike other bikes, Harley's are a way of life.

  • OakRapp Aug 7, 2009

    Gee, I feel slighted - the Dur'm police didn't enlist "the public" to help when my minivan was swiped from my driveway a few years ago & it didn't even make the Herald-Sun's police blotter report. They weren't even interested in examining it when it was found a week later in Greensboro even though it had a bunch of the thieves junk in it.
    WRAL, if you want to do something useful, find out why the owner of this motorcycle is getting the red carpet treatment (but then again, maybe "Croach" is a pseudonym for one of the WRAL bigshots).