Newburgh cracks down on illegal ATV riding

Two men in the City of Newburgh were ticketed Wednesday and had their all-terrain vehicles impounded.

Blaise Gomez

Jul 7, 2022, 3:45 PM

Updated 687 days ago

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Two men in the City of Newburgh were ticketed Wednesday and had their all-terrain vehicles impounded. 
Police say they were spotted riding them in the street, which is prohibited in the city.  
Authorities say the practice is dangerous for riders, motorists and the community. 
Residents have complained about illegal ATV riding for months. News 12 first reported on the problem in April.   
Officials say anyone caught faces fines of $550, plus a $1,500 redemption fee for each vehicle to get it back.  


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