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Yuma Border Patrol Agents Recover Stolen Motorcycle

Release Date: 
October 31, 2017

YUMA, Ariz. – Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents apprehended a 24-year-old Yuma man riding a stolen motorcycle Friday evening after he failed to yield to agents during a traffic stop.

Yuma agents recovered a stolen motorcycle after catching the person who stole it
Yuma agents recovered a stolen motorcycle
after catching the person who stole it

Agents patrolling near the U.S./Mexico border and Avenue F attempted to stop the rider, but the rider failed to yield and fled into a lettuce field before abandoning the motorcycle. Agents continued to pursue the man on foot before finally apprehending him. Records checks conducted on the motorcycle revealed it had been reported stolen the day before.

Agents later turned the man and motorcycle over to the Yuma Police Department.

Last modified: 
October 31, 2017