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Racing motorcycles, dirt bikes disturbing neighbors in northwest Las Vegas

Posted at 11:38 PM, Feb 24, 2017

Loud motorcycles and dirt bikes have been racing up and down the street in one northwest valley neighborhood at all hours of the day and night.
The sound is earsplitting.

“It is so loud I have to sleep with ear plugs,” says Chrisanne Conroy, a homeowner in the area.
Another neighbor showed a guy on a dirt bike, roaring up West Alexander Road between Fort Apache Road and Hualapai Way in the Lone Mountain area, popping wheelies in the middle of the night and in broad daylight.
“They wake me up all the time,” Conroy says.
Homeowners complain the bikers don’t seem to care if they wake up their neighbors.
“This is just out of control loud,” Conroy says. “I have actually seen parents at 2:30 in the morning on the corner with a stopwatch, letting the kid race and wake up everybody.”
A woman who doesn’t want to reveal her name says she can hear the noise and she lives several houses in from West Alexander Road.

“Loud enough to where I feel like it’s actually in my neighborhood or in front of my house,” she says.
Las Vegas police put out a public service announcement, telling bikers who ride recklessly cops are going after them. If you do stunts, ride dangerously or run from police, they will arrest you, impound your bike, take it to a junkyard and destroy it.
Capt. Richard Fletcher of Las Vegas police's Northwest Command says if you’re making payments you’ll still be liable for those payments even if your bike is destroyed.

He also says police will go after parents as well. Cops will ticket and fine them and call Child Protective Services if necessary.