Receiving Stolen Property: Dismissed
Young man was stopped by police while riding a dirt bike. Prior to conducting this stop, police were notified by the bike’s lawful owner that the dirt bike had previously been stolen. The young man denied having any knowledge the bike was stolen and informed police he had purchased it from a friend. The police disbelieved the young man’s story, placed him under arrest and charged him with the felony of Receiving Stolen Property in Excess of $250. Moved for dismissal of this charge on the morning of trial. Motion granted and case dismissed.