Police have taken two people into custody after a group of riders allegedly rode recklessly through parts of Bern Township, Saturday, August 29th.
According to Police, around 11:30pm, Bern Township officers received a 911 call advising that ATVs and motorcycles were driving recklessly in the area of 183 and W. Leesport Rd.
After checking the area, officers observed several ATVs and motorcycles driving recklessly, wheelies, passing illegally, and driving fast.
Officers attempted to stop the ATVs and motorcycles, however, a short pursuit ensued.
During the pursuit, one rider, later identified as Sammy Arce-Quiles, attempted to turn around on 183, but BTPD officers blocked his path before he fled on foot. After a brief foot pursuit, Arce-Quiles was located hiding in weeds and taken into custody.
Another rider, later identified as Luis Delgado-Cartagena, continued northbound on 183 and made a left onto Palisades Dr. before he drove off road before he cornered himself into a fence. Delgado-Cartagena attempted to flee on foot as well, but was quickly taken into custody.
Police say 3 other riders elude capture during the incident.
Cartagena of Lebanon is has been charged with DUI, fleeing law enforcement, trespass, possession of marijuana, and several traffic related charges.
Arce-Quiles of Lebanon has been charged with fleeing law enforcement, and several traffic related charges.