OCSO investigating bike thefts


Annie Blanks @DestinLogAnnie

FORT WALTON BEACH — The Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the theft of nearly three dozen high-end racing and triathlete bicycles, valued at tens of thousands of dollars, from a storage facility on Racetrack Road. 

According to a press release from the OCSO, the owners of Dragon Sports, located at 229 Racetrack Road NW, said they went to check on inventory Saturday that they were temporarily storing at the storage facility. In addition to the bicycles, the owners said clothing, accessories and tools were gone as well.  

The report said investigators found signs of forced entry at the property. They believe the merchandise was stolen between April 13 and April 22. 

Anyone with information on the theft is asked to contact the OCSO at 850-651-7400 or the Emerald Coast Crime Stoppers at 850-863-TIPS, emeraldcoastcrimestoppers.com, or by using the P3 Tips mobile application.