Bakersfield Police Department cites drivers, impounds vehicles for street racing over the weekend

Posted at 2:32 PM, May 11, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-11 17:32:24-04

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — The Bakersfield Police Department cited 10 drivers and impounded six vehicles on Saturday in a effort to curb street racing activity in the city.

According to BPD, additional enforcement was directed Saturday night from 8:30 p.m. to 1 a.m. Sunday, in response to street racing. BPD said officers assigned to patrol responded to eight calls for service reporting street racing, and made 18 related traffic enforcement stops.

Efforts to impact street racing activity in the community, through education and enforcement are ongoing. Anyone with information regarding illegal street racing is encouraged to call the BPD at (661) 327-7111.