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To catch a fifth what Matt went to great lengths to get his stolen bike back.
And he recorded the entire sting operation.
-- under citizen's arrest stopped right now.
Because I will go a 160 miles to get much money 500 dollar -- back.
We have police on the way.
-- -- Now is the honor of that stolen bike Jake -- hi Jake.
Good morning but I try to set this up you -- candidates you and they get a might need to be steals his bike and it's a really nice -- You go to the police then you start doing your own detective work you find your bike on Craigslist also is trying to sell it up in Seattle -- 160 miles away then what did you do.
Well my friends and I this we created an online persona named Simon Jackson.
And download an app on my iPhone called burner that made it look like we're conference -- to a six area code.
And we just set up -- meeting we met with him last Saturday and that was it.
11 o'clock and -- Wow look at bats and we're watching a -- you recorded this whole sting operation called it.
Operation retrieving -- -- which is the model -- you had.
You use snared in this guy in your web.
And you drove up to Seattle to confront him how did you know he was the right guy that had stolen.
Your bike to begin with.
Well we figured out they he lived just a few blocks away from -- my -- was actually stolen.
I was one thing secondly that he just waited a couple days after it was going to sell it up there.
You see and he sees his bike a picture of its -- that's my -- and I'm going to Seattle.
We get nervous when you approached I mean that guy could have been really mean punch in the face or out of weapon -- some.
You yeah I was nervous did have a couple of friends -- waiting close by in one of those guys is actually 65 like a pretty saw guys you know when commencement.
Now is -- to line -- I said that I wasn't scared.
Okay and then when you confront the guy.
That seat he takes off and runs away then what happened.
One my friends chased after him but couldn't keep up and I hop on my bike and chasing down and but but.
Cops showed up pretty quickly afterwards -- how did you hold him to wait for the cops.
This toxin by the bike and you every little part on there and I just asked about all the different parts on there and took effort test ride -- I Adams changed a seat to a different -- and I took it for another test driving the stock to -- that actually took about 45 minutes for the police to show almost.
45 and if you know jackass yeah.
A lot of people would just kind of let it go.
Donna my bike was stolen just forget about why did you go to 160 miles I'm glad today -- -- get satisfaction out of myself.
Bicycles are really personal thing you know and everybody can empathize of that feeling install -- from its its its like getting kicked in again since the worst film ever and what he did it means he took thing that president -- here possession in the whole world and I would -- and do anything to get that fight back.
Don't tell your date that your -- -- possession as your bike.
Jake I have after going to go your -- man and I said -- on the show.
Yes thank you.
It's great police -- fact that satisfaction getting darn -- -- and lot of excited to at least I had that gumption to chase down people here.
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