York City Police crack down on dirt bikes after complaints
York City Police have cracked down on dirt bikes and scooters being ridden illegally, handing out 84 traffic tickets after receiving complaints from residents who say the bikes are a nuisance.
The department announced new statistics Tuesday for the month of October revealing that, in addition to 84 traffic citations, police officers have towed 20 dirt bikes, issued eight nontraffic citations, issued 10 warrants and made three misdemeanor arrests.
Department spokesperson Officer Daniel Lentz said the new enforcement is in response to complaints from angry residents.
"We have received numerous complaints," Lentz said. "We are going to continue (the enforcement) as long as they continue to be a problem."
Individuals who wish to report a dirt bike complaint can email email@example.com or call 755-TIPS or 717-324-2168.
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