Boston Police Initiate Crackdown on Illegal Operation of Recreational Vehicles Beginning Weekend of May 14th

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In response to growing community complaints, the Boston Police Department in collaboration with several outside agencies including the MA Environmental Police, will initiate a substantial crackdown on the reckless and illegal operation of unregistered motor scooters, dirt bikes, and recreational vehicles.

In the upcoming weekends in May, officers will conduct major operations inside the city to stop, ticket, and/or arrest those operating the above vehicles in a manners that cause danger and disturbance to Boston communities. Officers will direct their patrols and enforcement to neighborhoods that have elicited substantial complaints in the past, including but not limited to Roxbury, Mattapan, Dorchester, Jamaica Plain, and the South End.

The BPD encourages community members to contact CrimeStoppers at 1-800-494-TIPS (8477) with any information regarding the illegal operation or storage of these vehicle.