NYPD crushes dozens of confiscated motorcycles live on Facebook


The New York City Police Department “crushed it” on the internet on Tuesday.

So said NYPD Commissioner William Bratton, who oversaw a Facebook Live broadcast of the destruction of a few dozen off-road motorcycles and ATVs, that were confiscated for being illegally operated on city streets.

The hashtag? #UseItAndLoseIt

The bikes were lined up between NYPD barriers and crushed by two bulldozers driving back and forth over them for a few minutes. The proceedings were kicked off by Bratton incorrectly waving a checkered flag, instead of a green one --“just like the Indy 500" -- as he proclaimed, "gentlemen, start your engines."

Nearly 700 of the vehicles have been confiscated this year, many of them being operated by unlicensed “nitwits” not even wearing helmets, according to Bratton.

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