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Charge dismissed against Virginia Beach man arrested for attempting to ride bike onto Richmond International Raceway track

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Posted at 1:44 PM, Apr 27, 2015
and last updated 2015-04-27 13:44:02-04

UPDATE: Jeffrey Lynn Dyson appeared in court on July 16th. His charge of Public Intoxication was Nolle Prossed, meaning he will not be prosecuted. 


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Richmond, Va. – A Virginia Beach man was arrested on Sunday, April 24th after attempting to ride his motorcycle on the track at Richmond International Raceway.

Jeffrey Lynn Dyson

Jeffrey Lynn Dyson

Jeffrey Lynn Dyson, 32, was arrested by Henrico Police and charged with public intoxication. According to Dyson, he wasn’t drunk and was given access to the track by people working on the track that day.

“We rode up to the track and got directions from numerous people,” explained Dyson. “We were told where the tunnel was and how to get down into the infield.”

Dyson was taken into custody but released a few hours later. He says he still has to appear in Richmond court for the public intoxication charge but he believes it will be dropped.

Richmond International Raceway hosted the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Toyota Owner’s 400 race over the weekend.