This goes in the dumb criminals file, Congrats to the police, job well done Man arrested after stolen motorbike crashes - Cranebrook Sunday, 15 January 2012 02:37:28 AM A motorcyclist has been arrested after allegedly crashing a stolen motorbike in Sydney’s west. About 8pm yesterday (Saturday 14 January 2012), police were conducting unrelated duties on Laycock Street, when they noticed a motorcycle allegedly driving along the footpath. Shortly after, the motorcycle crashed, and its rider fled on foot. Police chased the 35-year-old male rider and arrested him nearby. Checks revealed the motorbike was stolen from Mt Druitt in 2007 and the rider was unlicensed. The man was taken to Nepean Hospital with arm and leg injuries sustained in the crash, but was released into police custody a short time later. He was taken to St Marys Police Station where he was charged with having goods in personal custody suspected of being stolen, using an unregistered vehicle, using an uninsured vehicle, driving without a licence, and not wearing a helmet. The 35-year-old Cranebrook man will appear before Penrith Local Court on Monday 6 February 2012.