Boise Police Nab Suspected Bike Thief


Boise Police spotted an unusual sight this morning: a cyclist dragging a second bike. When law enforcement tried to stop the cyclist at 27th and Heron streets at approximately 3 a.m., the suspect dropped the extra bike and rode away.

The suspect, 44-year-old Michael Mausling, who has been identified as a transient, was booked into the Ada County Jail and charged with a felony burglary and resisting and obstructing an arrest.

Boise Police said the bike had been stolen from a nearby garage. They are looking into whether the suspect may be connected to other bicycle thefts.