Man to face court for illegal dirt bike riding

Facing Court

A 20-year-old Monash man is scheduled to appear in the ACT Magistrates Court this morning to face a range of driving offences.

On Sunday afternoon (28 June 2020) police responded to reports of motorcycles riding on the green strips and pathways in Monash.

Police will allege a blue Yamaha dirt bike was spotted travelling along footpaths in the area.  The rider failed to stop for police when requested.

A short time later police arrested the man at a nearby residence and charged him with numerous offences including:

  • Aggravated dangerous driving
  • Failing to stop for Police
  • Driving on a footpath
  • Riding a motorcycle without a helmet
  • Driving without a license
  • Driving an uninsured vehicle
  • Driving an unregistered vehicle
  • Breaching a good behavior bond

ACT Policing is reminding the public that it is against the law to ride dirt bikes and quadbikes on public parkland, including ovals and greenbelts.

If you have footage or information of illegal or dangerous dirt bike riding contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000, or via the Crime Stoppers ACT website.

 

Media enquiries

Police Media — (02) 5126 9070, act-police-media@afp.gov.au