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Police seize four oversized bikes on Tortola

Police seize four oversized bikes on Tortola

The Royal Virgin Islands Police Force seized four motorbikes well over the legal size limit allowed in the territory over the weekend.
An off-duty officer spotted the motorbikes while in the Cane Garden Bay area and alerted several teams of officers including Customs to help in confiscating the motorbikes.

Officers of the Armed Response Team, Road Policing Unit, Marine Unit and Customs were supported by officers of the RVIPF senior management team in this seizure.

The four motorbikes were over the size of 1000cc, three of those carried 1300cc. The motorcycles have been moved to a secured location as investigations are ongoing in the matter.

There has been no arrests in relation to this seizure. Commissioner of Police Mark Collins noted that officers, despite being off- duty, are still working to enforce the law and keep our streets safe.

He applauded the efforts of the various teams in moving timely and quickly over the weekend to seized these bikes.

The Customs Regulations specifies that the present legal size limit for motorbikes in the BVI is 125cc.

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