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Police Report Man Recklessly Driving ATV on Sunrise Highway Arrested, Issued 63 Summonses

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John Harley of Lindenhurst, 26, was arrested and charged with Reckless Driving, Unlawful Fleeing a Police Officer, officials say.

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Suffolk County Police arrested a man in Copiague for recklessly operating an ATV on Sunrise Highway.
 
First Precinct officers responded to a 911 call of multiple ATV’s and dirt bikes racing in and out of traffic on Sunrise Highway near New Highway at approximately 5:45 p.m. Officers Michelle Maresca and Steven Ripp initiated a traffic stop on Sunrise Highway of a Honda TRX450R ATV operated by John Harley.  
 
Harley, 26, of Lindenhurst, was arrested and charged with Reckless Driving and Unlawful Fleeing a Police Officer in a Motor Vehicle 3rd Degree. He was issued 63 traffic summonses.
 
The Honda ATV was impounded.
 
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