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East Haven Cops Make ATV Related Arrest

New Haven County towns crack down on ATV abuse.

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A quick-thinking East Haven Police Officer Vincent Ferrara was on his way to court when he heard a report of ATVs in the area of Foxon Road, the New Haven Register reports. 

So he responded and arrested the driver of a truck who was carrying 3 ATVs  and a quad with him. Police did not seize the ATVs this time but they could if its an issue in the future, the Register reports. The vehicle was pulled over for multiple motor vehicle violations. 

ATV enthusiasts have been terrorizing residents in multiple New Haven County communities and that is why the East Haven, New Haven, Branford, West Haven, North Haven, North Branford and Hamden police departments have been cracking down on ATV abuses. 

Is your community affected by ATV abuse?

Ryan Adair June 14, 2014 at 12:19 PM
Mean while another 1 dead in New Haven... lol Guess atvs are easier to get than killers lol. Good luck ! I ride hard & fast
Ryan Adair June 14, 2014 at 12:21 PM
Ohhh and btw... this was a traffic stop soley to interagate the man about his atvs... mind you no arrests were made for atv...
Mike Black June 14, 2014 at 12:40 PM
Nice job EHPD! Now if they can just take on that black-market dirt bike track up by the SportsPlex.
Paul Carbo June 15, 2014 at 08:07 AM
Ryan, ATVs & Dirt Bikes belong off road not on our streets. If they want to ride a street bike they need to register and insure their vehicles like the rest of us do. They know they are illegal and they will get eventually get caught.
Justa Taxpayer June 15, 2014 at 05:35 PM
The driver had a suspended license and the truck was uninsured. I call that good police work, either one made operation on the road illegal. The police had to deal with this residence on Friday night as well.

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