This spot near the Eastbank Esplanade right next to the Hawthorne Bridge is allegedly a bike chop shop, Feb. 27, 2015 (KOIN 6 News)

Portland’s open-air bike chop shop

Along the Eastbank Esplanade right next to the Hawthorne Bridge is the spot where people say bikes go when they’re stolen.

A Marion County Sheriff's vehicle. (KOIN 6)

Man jumps on moving bulldozer, swings axe

The bulldozer operator locked himself in the cab and called the Marion County Sheriff’s Office. When deputies arrived, the man dropped the a…