Police drone used to catch trail bike offender in Herdsmans Cove

A police drone was used to catch a trail bike offender in Herdsmans Cove today.

Police today received calls from members of the public in relation to a man riding a quad bike in the Herdsmans Cove area with a small child onboard.

Police officers from the Southern Road and Public Order Services attended the area and deployed a police drone. A 22 year old man from Herdsmans Cove was observed riding a quad bike in Fisher Drive. His six year old son was also riding a quad bike in the street.

Police intercepted the man and the child riding on a walking track off Fisher Drive. The man was arrested for disqualified driving and both bikes were seized by police.

The male will appear in court at a later date.

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