Hundreds of motorcycles cruised through Palm Beach County in an effort to fight crime.
Motorcycle ride raises funds for Crime Stoppers
Hundreds of motorcycles cruised through Palm Beach County on Sunday in an effort to fight crime.
Every year, Crime Stoppers holds a fundraiser so they can continue to offer cash rewards to anonymous callers who report crimes in their community.
They are the eyes that keep watch of the roads and keep your neighborhoods safe.
But today, Palm Beach County law enforcement agencies were on the road for a different reason.
"It's our road for an hour and a half, it's a beautiful ride for a 100 mile ride," said Sergeant Jim Defago with the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office.
Crime Stoppers' annual motorcycle ride gives officers and community members the chance to ride together for a great cause.
The money raised will pay for reward donations given to anonymous callers who call the Crime Stopper's tip line.
Police say even traffic complaints like speeding or reckless driving can help them get a dangerous person off the road.
"We might be out there looking for something different or in the wrong corner or in the wrong area," said Jim Theel with the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office.
Tips that were called in to the hotline this month alone led to 251 arrests and closed 359 unsolved cases.