Fayetteville Police Chief Greg Tabor announced the law enforcement related statistics from the 2011 Bikes, Blues and Barbeque Rally.

            The 2011 Bikes, Blues and Barbeque Rally kicked off Wednesday, September 28th and concluded during the early morning hours on Sunday, October 2nd.  A total of twenty-seven arrests were made inside the Dickson Street Area.  Of the twenty-seven arrests, thirteen were residents were local resident.   The majority of charges involved the Public Intoxication, Disorderly Conduct, Driving While Intoxicated and Resisting Arrest.    There were five citations issued in the Dickson Street area.  Two were issued for Criminal Trespass and one each for Disorderly Conduct, Reckless Driving and Obscene Materials.  The Fayetteville Police Department received nineteen calls of accidents in Fayetteville involving motorcycles during the event with no fatalities.

Five reports of stolen motorcycles were received in Fayetteville during the event with two of the motorcycles being recovered.

We would like to thank our citizens for their tolerance and support and we thank our visitors for their decision to visit Fayetteville for this event.  The Fayetteville Police Department will continue to work with our citizens, merchants and the Bikes, Blues and Barbeque Board to provide a safe atmosphere for everyone in the years to come.