Easy Rider

  • Police in Boston tracked down and arrested several rowdy bikers on Saturday
  • Mayor Marty Walsh said the bikers have been causing a ruckus in the city as well as a safety concern
  • A state trooper fired his weapon and hit one of the bikers, who is said to be OK
  • Twenty off-road vehicles were hauled away during the chase over the weekend
  • One of the seven individuals pleaded not guilty to several offenses on Monday
  • The remaining six are expected to appear in court on Tuesday

Police tracked down and arrested several rowdy off-road bikers Saturday on a busy highway in Massachusetts.

Boston Mayor Marty Walsh said in a statement the bikers have been causing a ruckus in the city and also a safety concern, which led to their arrest on Interstate 93 South.

‘They caused a lot of problems. It was a nice day yesterday and they decided to take it on the highway and seven people were arrested,’ Walsh said, according to CBS Boston.

The bikers, who were also on all-terrain vehicles, were seen swerving through traffic in newly-released footage as police pulled up behind the crew and one officer fired his weapon.

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Boston Mayor Marty Walsh said a gang of bikers in Boston have been causing a safety concern for the city

Boston Mayor Marty Walsh said a gang of bikers in Boston have been causing a safety concern for the city

Police tracked down and arrested several rowdy bikers Saturday on Interstate 93 South

Police tracked down and arrested several rowdy bikers Saturday on Interstate 93 South

Several drivers were forced to stop as the bunch carelessly drove around the highway

Several drivers were forced to stop as the bunch carelessly drove around the highway

The bikers were seen swerving through traffic in newly-released footage as police pulled up behind the crew

The bikers were seen swerving through traffic in newly-released footage as police pulled up behind the crew

CBS Boston reported that one of the bikers was hit, but is said to be OK.

Several other drivers on the highway were forced to stop as the bunch carelessly cruised around.

‘I think they’re getting a little bold and they figure we can do this on our highways and that’s a major concern,’ Walsh said.

As many as 20 off-road vehicles were pulled from the road during the incident.

Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5437247/Boston-police-trap-arrest-rowdy-road-biker-gang.html#ixzz58Ii3rxWU
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