DC man charged for riding ATV in Arlington Co.

ARLINGTON COUNTY, VA. (WUSA9) - A D.C. man has been charged for riding ATVs in Arlington County, Virginia in April.

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Dirt bikes and ATVs pose a danger to pedestrians and other motorists and are illegal to operate on area roadways.

On April 9 around 7:15 p.m., an officer, who was conducting a traffic stop in the 1200 block of N. Courthouse Road, saw a large group of dirt bike and ATV riders.  

The officer used his in-car camera to monitor the group before they left Arlington County.

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After reviewing the evidence, 24-year-old Stephon Williams, of Washington D.C. was charged with felony eluding, concealing identity while wearing a mask, reckless driving, and operating an ATV on the highway.

He is being held in the Arlington County Detention Facility on no bond.

If you see or know the identity of someone riding a dirt bike or ATV recklessly in Arlington County, call police at 703-558-2222. In the case of an emergency, call 9-1-1. To report information anonymously, contact the Arlington County Crime Solvers at 866.411.TIPS (8477).
 

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