Baltimore, MD - May 23, 2023 - (CBS Baltimore) The Baltimore Police Department (BPD) announced on Tuesday that they are intensifying efforts to curb illegal dirt bike riding. The department stated that many of these unregistered vehicles, including minibikes and all-terrain vehicles, cause noise and nuisance in the community. BPD arrested 11 individuals for dirt bike violations in April and charged an additional 17 for various crimes, with the individuals ranging from 17 to 46 years old. The department also seized 180 illegal vehicles in 2022 and 50 in 2023 so far. Violators are being charged under Article 19, Subtitle 40 of the Baltimore City Code. BPD intends to continue its focus on dirt bike violations throughout the summer, also addressing street racing and dirt bike riding complaints. Lieutenant Christopher Warren stated that the crackdown aims to ensure the safety of residents and visitors. The police are requesting tips related to dirt bike violations and riders, through call, text or email: 443-902-4474 or