As in the rest of life - intentions don’t matter, impact does. The impact is 
that someone has now definitely had their bike stolen.

-J

On Feb 2, 2018, 1:40 PM -0800, 'Mark in Beacon' via RBW Owners Bunch 
<rbw-owners-bunch@googlegroups.com>, wrote:
> Bill Lindsay wrote: The innocence of our Craigslist angel is established 
> completely by us believing his story about his intent.  It's just a variant 
> of the "I was just borrowing it" defense.  That defense is valid if we 
> believe it, and is invalid if we don't.
>
> In this case I would argue it matters not at all whether the guy has good 
> intentions; that is not a legitimate defense. Even if we may sympathize with 
> his motive, it does not make his actions valid or him innocent of breaking 
> the law. It's just vigilantism, plain and simple. Private citizens can't go 
> making this kind of decision, because, chaos, eventually.
>
> Also, apologies to Jon, I did not see his script. Great minds, etc.
>
> Here is the form Marty was referencing. You can find it easily by googling 
> Portland abandoned bicycle. 
> https://www.portlandoregon.gov/transportation/73379
>
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