Police: Bike thief captured
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Moab police officers on Wednesday morning arrested a man suspected of committing a host of property crimes in the area over the past several months, including bicycle thefts and stealing a phone from a locker room at Grand County High School. That incident was caught on camera earlier this summer.

Adalbert Joe, 24, was taken into custody Sept. 12 on two active warrants and charges are pending, said Police Chief Jim Winder.

“We’re very happy to have him in custody,” said Winder. The chief said law enforcement officers from the city and Grand County were on the lookout for Joe for several weeks, as he was developed as a person of interest in the rash of thefts and property crimes early on.

Winder said law enforcement had a difficult time locating Joe because he is homeless and always on the move and out of the area.

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