Teens among 11 arrested during illegal ATV, dirt bike riding crackdown


ATLANTA – Eleven people, including two teenagers, were arrested during a crackdown on illegally operating ATVs and dirt bikes on city streets, Atlanta police said. 

It was part of a joint operation between Atlanta police and the Georgia State Patrol, Atlanta police Sgt. John Chafee said in a statement to our investigative partners at The Atlanta Journal-Constitution and AJC.com.

Atlanta police said they impounded 14 vehicles and six guns were recovered. Two of the guns were stolen, police said.

On the day of the arrests, a driver of a dirt bike was killed after crashing into a Dodge Charger at the intersection of Sylvan Road and Dill Avenue, the Georgia State Patrol said. A passenger on the bike was listed as stable Sunday evening. 

We’re learning details of the operation and who were arrested, on Channel 2 Action News at Noon.


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