Fayetteville Police Chief Greg Tabor announced the law enforcement related statistics from the 2012 Bikes, Blues and Barbeque Rally.

            The 2012 Bikes, Blues and Barbeque Rally kicked off Wednesday, September 26th and concluded during the early morning hours on Sunday, September 30th.  A total of twenty-six arrests were made inside the Dickson Street event area.  Of the twenty-six arrests, nineteen were local residents.   The majority of charges involved the Public Intoxication and Disorderly Conduct.  There were four citations issued in the Dickson Street event area.  Two were citations were issued for Minor in Possession of Alcohol and two for Violation of the City Noise Ordinance (Engine Revving).  The Fayetteville Police Department took reports of eleven accidents in Fayetteville involving motorcycles during the event with no fatalities.

             Three reports of stolen motorcycles were received in Fayetteville during the event with one 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.