Pittsburgh Police receive complaints of about 200-300 ATVs riding through city, issue citations

PITTSBURGH — Pittsburgh police received multiple complaints about 200-300 motorcycles, all-terrain vehicles and dirt bikes riding in large groups around the city on Memorial Day.

Many of them were not supposed to be on the roads in the first place.

Several vehicles were driving dangerously on the streets, running traffic lights and stop signs.

Dozens of riders left the area around Fifth Avenue and Frankstown when officers started a traffic stop for an illegal ATV at around 4 p.m.

The female driver of the ATV received seven citations.

The police department recently created an email address for the public to provide information and tips to police about illegal vehicles in the city. If you have any tips, you can send them to 412_TIPS@pittsburghpa.gov

Pittsburgh Police monitored numerous complaints for approximately 200-300 motorcycles, ATVs, and dirt bikes, many of...

Posted by Pittsburgh Bureau of Police on Monday, May 31, 2021