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Deputies confiscated six motorcycles and charged a teenager after chasing down a group of dirt bike and four-wheeler riders driving recklessly in the Augusta area over the weekend



Augusta, HA – According to the police officials, this unfortunate incident occurred around 6:45 p.m. Sunda.

Deputies responded to a mass gathering of dirt bikes and four-wheelers riding in the roadway who were reportedly causing a hazard.

The illegal motorists left Bobby Jones Expressway driving East on Gordon Highway accompanied by a truck that blocked the intersection for them, the Sheriff’s Office reports.

Deputies engaged the group which resulted in the illegal motorists dispersing and separating. Numerous deputies chased down the riders which resulted in two minor accidents.

Many of the suspects ran on foot and were not caught but a teenager was charged and released to their parents, according to the Sheriff’s Office. Six of the motorcycles were confiscated pending application for forfeiture.