Locally called ojarks, it is brought into the border township both legally and illegally from the West Papua Province of Indonesia.
PPC Gesa told Loop PNG in Vanimo that the local police are investigating the very suspicious entry and registration of many of the motorised scooters.
He said ojarks started increasing in the middle of last year.
So far, only two accidents had occurred.
“First one happened at Wutung when a cyclist, not wearing a helmet, went off the road, resulting in his death.