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Baltimore officials crack down on illegal dirt bikes

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BALTIMORE, MD—As the warmer weather begins to arrive in Baltimore, the State’s Attorney for Baltimore City and the Baltimore Police Commissioner have announced plans to increase enforcement against illegal dirt bike activity.

The announcement comes after a rise in illegal dirt bike activity, which has been a concern for many in the city. In response to the issue, the Baltimore Police Commissioner has said that he will personally target parents who allow their children to take part in illegal dirt bike activity.

Police officials have said that they will be cracking down on businesses that sell dirt bike fuel, as well as parents who allow their children to ride or store them in Baltimore City.

Under current law, it is not permitted to ride or store a dirt bike within city limits. Riding or storing a dirt bike on a public street or in a designated bike lane is also a crime. Anyone caught doing so could face a fine of up to $1,000 for each offense.

Parents who allow their children to ride or store a dirt bike could also be charged with a misdemeanor.

The State’s Attorney for Baltimore City is committed to ensuring that all laws are enforced, and he has said that he will pursue the prosecution of those who allow illegal activity to take place.

The Baltimore Police Commissioner is also committed to ensuring that the city is safe for all residents, and he has said that illegal dirt bike activity will not be tolerated. The Commissioner has said that businesses that knowingly aid illegal dirt bike riders will be cited.

The increase in enforcement is part of a joint effort between the State’s Attorney for Baltimore City and the Baltimore Police Commissioner. The effort is aimed at curb illegal dirt bike activity and protect the safety of residents.

Additional information can be found in the graphic below.

Baltimore City Dirt Bike Enforcement

This article was written with the assistance of AI and reviewed by a human editor.

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