Police investigate robbery at motorcycle dealership

A window was broken out at MetroEast Motorsports, located at 1714 Frontage Rd., O’Fallon.

O’FALLON – On February 22, 2019 at approximately 2:26 a.m. the O’Fallon Police Department received a burglar alarm call at MetroEast Motorsports, located at 1714 Frontage Rd. O’Fallon, IL 62269.

Officers responded to the alarm within minutes and discovered a window had been broken out and an overhead garage door open. The building and area were searched, but no suspects were immediately located.

A review of video surveillance showed 5 suspects entered the business and stole five motorcycles. One motorcycle was loading into a dark colored mini-van. The four other motorcycles were driven from the scene.

The stolen motorcycles were identified as:
•Green 2018 Kawasaki Ninja ZX14R
•Green 2019 Kawasaki Ninja ZX14R
•Green 2019 Kawasaki Ninja 636
•Green and black 2019 Kawasaki Ninja Z650
•Silver 2018 Kawasaki Ninja ZX6R

Two of the motorcycles were witnessed driving west bound on I-64, near Hwy 111, shortly after the theft, at a high rate of speed. All of the suspects were wearing helmets at the time of the offense.

The O’Fallon Police Department is currently investigating the burglary and would ask anyone with information to contact Detective Sergeant Craig Koch at 618-624-9551 or ckoch@ofallon.org.