BPD investigation leads to seizure of stolen dirt bikes, multiple firearms

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North Luzerne Avenue bike and gun seizures

Baltimore, Md. (Nov. 29, 2023) – On Nov. 21, 2023, at approximately 11:35 a.m., Baltimore Police Department’s (BPD) Eastern District Neighborhood Coordinating (NCO) Unit executed a search and seizure warrant at a dwelling in the 1600 block of N. Luzerne Avenue.

At the location, officers observed and seized 17 dirt bikes and all-terrain vehicles (ATVs), as well as other items, including multiple firearms and ammunition, that were collected into evidence.

On Nov. 21, 2023, Kevin Lenard Bridgeforth, 44, of Baltimore, was arrested and charged with illegal possession of a firearm, unlawful taking of a motor vehicle, unauthorized removal of a motor vehicle, theft and several other violations. He has previously been charged with illegal possession of a firearm, robbery, aggravated assault, disorderly conduct, handgun violation, among other charges.

Community input and surveillance led to an investigation by the Eastern District NCO unit. Through the course of the investigation, officers were able to get a warrant for the location.

The operation was conducted with the assistance of MMU, ED DAT, Eastside Initiative, Baltimore City Fire Marshal, Animal Control, BGE, DHCD and DOT.

Photos of the seizures may be found here. Watch a video of the operation here.

Since Jan. 1, 2023, officers have seized 186 illegal dirt bikes in Baltimore City.

If you know of anyone who is illegally riding and/or storing dirt bikes in Baltimore City, contact the Dirt Bike Tip Line at 443-902-4474.


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