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Wed., Sept. 12, 2012, 5:39 p.m.

Homeland Security investigating theft of Olympian’s bicycles

The U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) is now investigating the theft of two specialized competition bicycles that Olympic gold medalist Kristin  Armstrong rode in the Olympics. "The bicycles are believed to have been stolen while in transit from Germany to Idaho," the bureau reported.

HSI special agents in the U.S. and Germany are on the case, and are asking anyone with information to contact the HSI Tip-Line 24/7 at (866) 347-2423 from the U.S., Mexico, or Canada; 1-802-872-6199 (from any country in the world), or online at In a statement, the agency said, "HSI combats worldwide criminal enterprises who seek to exploit America's legitimate trade, travel and financial systems and enforces America's customs and immigration laws at and beyond our nation's borders."

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Betsy Z. Russell
Betsy Z. Russell joined The Spokesman-Review in 1991. She currently is a reporter in the Boise Bureau covering Idaho state government and politics, and other news from Idaho's state capital.

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