- He was involved with organized crime, and
- He was selling bikes at a loss to attract junkies to buy his drugs
There is definitely more going on than has been reported so far, and it is a bit unsettling.
photo lifted from eyeteeth
I read a nice story on the opposite side of the coin, where some law enforcement officials (presuming that security guards count) replaced a kids bike that was stolen on their watch. Maybe the Toronto Police should be doing this! Read on:
But then on Saturday, we got a call from the library: "We've got Seven's bike." A quick drive, all high-fives and woo-hoos, and we were at the Central Library to fetch the prodigal bike.
Only it wasn't the one that had been taken: it was a new Schwinn BMX bike, just his height and paid for out-of-pocket by several of the guards.