Traffic operation targeting illegal trail bike use

As a result of several complaints from members of the public in relation to the unlawful riding of trailbikes in the Ravenswood area, on Saturday the 2nd of April 2022, police conducted a targeted traffic operation.

During the operation police seized a red trail bike that was detected exceeding the speed limit by travelling in excess of 80 km/h in a 50 km/h zone and that had previously evaded police on several occasions. The rider did not have an appropriate licence and was not wearing any protective equipment including a helmet.

The rider will be charged with a number of traffic offences and the bike has been seized by police for a period of 3 months for hooning.

Police will continue to conduct targeted operations within the Northern District. If anyone has any information or video footage in relation to unregistered trail bikes operating in a dangerous manner, please contact Northern Road and Public Order Services on 67773925.