Suspect attempted to sell stolen dirt bike on Facebook

A Husqvarna 125WXC dirt motorcycle was stolen from Holyoke

Wilfredo Rosario is accused of selling a stolen dirt bike on Facebook. October 14, 2016 (Image Courtesy: Springfield Police Department)

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – Police arrested a man from Springfield who they say tried to sell a stolen dirt bike to undercover officers on Facebook.

Springfield Police Sgt. John Delaney told 22News 19-year-old Wilfredo Rosario was arrested Friday night after he met the officers with the stolen bike in the city’s North End. The bike, a Husqvarna 125WXC dirt motorcycle, was stolen from Holyoke on October 8th.

The undercover detectives set up the meeting with Rosario after the owner found the stolen bike advertised for sale on Facebook, Sgt. Delaney said.

Rosario was charged with Receive Stolen Motor Vehicle and Operating Without a License. He was held over the weekend and arraigned on Monday in Springfield District Court.