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            Fayetteville Police Chief Greg Tabor announced the law enforcement related statistics from the 2018 Bikes, Blues & BBQ Rally.
            The 2018 Bikes, Blues & BBQ Rally kicked off Wednesday, September 26th and concluded during the early morning hours on Sunday, September 30th.  A total of twenty-four arrests were made inside the Dickson Street event area.  Of the twenty four arrests, eighteen involved local residents.   A summary of these arrests include:

  • 17 for Public Intoxication and Disorderly Conduct,
  • 3 for Driving While Intoxicated,
  • 2 for Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, and
  • 2 for warrants.
There were twenty-eight traffic citations issued in the Dickson Street event area. 
  • 17 for Violation of the City Noise Ordinance (Engine Revving),
  • 1 for Careless Driving,
  • 1 for Reckless Driving,
  • 1 for Failure to Pay Registration,
  • 1 for No Driver’s License,
  • 2 for No Insurance,
  • 1 for No Motorcycle Endorsement.
  • 1 for Prohibited Parking
  • 2 for Minor in Possession of Alcohol.
  • 1 for Fraudulent Use of an ID 

            The Fayetteville Police Department took seventeen accident reports involving motorcycles within the city limits of Fayetteville during the event.  There were no fatality accidents reported.
            There were two motorcycles reported stolen in Fayetteville during the event. Both motorcycles were recovered.      
            We would like to thank our citizens for their patience and support, and we thank our visitors for their decision to visit Fayetteville for this event.  The Fayetteville Police Department will continue to work with our citizens, merchants and the Bikes, Blues & BBQ Board to provide a safe atmosphere for everyone during this event in the years to come.                       

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