THE 20TH ANNUAL BIKES, BLUES & BBQ CONCLUSION
Fayetteville Police Chief Mike Reynolds announced the law enforcement related statistics from the 2019 Bikes, Blues & BBQ rally.
The 2019 Bikes, Blues & BBQ Rally kicked off Wednesday, September 25th and concluded during the early morning hours on Sunday, September 29th. A total of 18 arrests were made inside the Dickson Street event area. Of the 18 arrests, thirteen involved local residents. A summary of these arrests include:
- 18 charges of Public Intoxication and Disorderly Conduct,
- 1 charge of Obstruction of Governmental operations,
- 4 arrests were made for warrants,
- 1 charge of Carrying a Weapon,
- 1 charge of Refusal to Submit,
- 1 charge of Driving While Intoxicated,
- 1 charge of Battery 3rd,
- 1 charge of Fleeing,
- 1 charge of Possession of a Controlled Substance.
** Some arrests involved multiple charges**
There were twenty-three citations issued in the Dickson Street event area.
- 9 for Violation of the City Noise Ordinance (Engine Revving),
- 2 for No Motorcycle Endorsement,
- 8 for Careless Driving,
- 1 for Driving on a suspended license,
- 1 for Disorderly Conduct,
- 2 for No Insurance.
The Fayetteville Police Department took sixteen accident reports involving motorcycles within the city limits of Fayetteville during the event. There were no fatality accidents investigated by the Fayetteville Police Department. There were no motorcycles reported stolen in the venue area.
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.