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Glen Park Library

It's only fitting that a city awash in tech would produce the nerdiest criminals, which might explain why the city's most dramatic crime bust of 2013 took place in the temperate confines of a library. Ross Ulbricht — the alleged Dread Pirate Roberts who operated a famous black market Internet site called Silk Road — was nabbed while pecking at a laptop, in the middle of the afternoon, amid bookshelves brimming with science fiction novels. Two Glen Park librarians say they heard a sharp thunk and assumed that one of their more enfeebled patrons had fallen off a chair; when they ran over to investigate, they saw Ulbricht pinned to a window, surrounded by well-muscled FBI agents. Within minutes, the scene became legend.

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