A “serial bicycle law violator” who has ridden throughout the U.S. was arrested by Port Authority police after he pedaled across the Bayonne Bridge — on the roadway.
As soon as 33-year-old Prentiss Campbell of Staten Island reached the New York side, authority police took him into custody, spokesman Joseph Pentangelo told CLIFFVIEW PILOT .
Bicycles are prohibited on the roadways of all Hudson River crossings.
As it turned out, Pentangelo said, Campbell had an active warrant out of Manhattan from a year ago — for failing to answer charges of riding his bike on a city sidewalk.
Campbell was arrested, along with his mother and brother, after a 2011 raid turned up cocaine, measuring scales and drug paraphernalia at their home, the Staten Island District Attorney’s Office said.
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