Teenager arrested for riding motorcycle inside Palm Desert shopping center

Police say teen tried to ride a motorcycle through the Westfield Shoppingtown

POSTED: 03:21 PM PST Feb 21, 2013    UPDATED: 03:21 PM PST Feb 21, 2013 
PALM DESERT, Calif. -

Palm Desert police arrested Cody Riddle, 19,  Wednesday afternoon after Riddle allegedly attempted to ride a motorcycle inside the Westfield Shoppingtown mall.  

Security officers detained him before police arrived.

Police officers at the scene determined Riddle was under the influence of a controlled substance.

They arrested him on DUI-drug charges and violation of felony probation. He was booked into the Riverside County Jail in Indio.

Police had also received a call of a suspicious person minutes earlier.

A department spokesman says Riddle was riding a dirt bike recklessly along El Paseo.