Wilmington Police Crack Down on Illegal Operation of Off-Highway Vehicles: Woman Charged and Dirt Bike Recovered

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WILMINGTON, DE — Wilmington Police have charged a woman and recovered a dirt bike in connection with ongoing investigations into the illegal operation of these vehicles in Wilmington.

Over the course of the past several weeks, members of the Special Operations Division Traffic Unit have continued to conduct targeted enforcement related to the illegal operation of off-highway vehicles.

The criminal complaint alleges that on September 3 at approximately 7:15 p.m., police were dispatched to the 600 block of South Union Street, in the parking lot of Canby Park, related to a disturbance involving off-highway vehicles. Police recovered a dirt bike, and charged 33-year-old Nancy Castillo with an offense related to the off-highway vehicle.

Police ask members of the public who have information about any illegal activity involving these off-highway vehicles – including where they are being operated or stored – to contact Cpl. Keith Johnson of the Special Operations Division Traffic Unit at (302) 571-4415 or Keith.Johnson@cj.state.de.us.

You can also contact the Wilmington Police Department at (302) 654-5151, or call the department’s crime tip hotline at (302) 576-3990. Callers can remain anonymous.

Information, a criminal complaint, or an arrest is not a declaration of guilt. A suspect, arrestee, or defendant is presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

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