Over the weekend, Wishaw's regional police team undertook an initiative targeting the antisocial use of off-road vehicles in Coltness, Kambasnesan, and Newmains.
Three people using a combination of proactive policing, intelligence, and Selecta DNA spray, a compact criminal marking spray used to stop and prevent personal attacks and criminal activity. A man was confiscated with various road traffic violations and quad bikes and three off-road bikes.
Local community police officer PC Paul Steel said:
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"This is antisocial, but very dangerous for people in public areas.
" If one of these bikes is driven at high speed and comes into contact with the general public, the result is It is devastating and has a ripple effect on the entire community.
"We want a place to ride a motorcycle, but on private land or facilities set up to accommodate it. It is their responsibility to do it legally and wisely. "
He added: The elected councilor sent out a message that it was unacceptable.
"If you think people are using off-road bikes illegally, violators We will detect and seize the bike and continue to ensure the safety and well-being of all involved. ”
The team will continue to target people who illegally use these types of vehicles. Anyone who has information about the illegal use of these bikes is encouraged to report to the police at 101 or call Crimestoppers anonymously at 0800555111. ..
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