Bakersfield Police Department make arrest, give citations for street racing

Posted at 12:18 PM, May 24, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-24 16:19:18-04

BAKERSFIELD,Calif. — The Bakersfield Police Department say they directed additional enforcement efforts towards street racing activity.

On Saturday night, police say they made 17 related traffic enforcement stops. Those stops resulted in 7 citations, 2 vehicle impounds, and one arrest for felony evading and reckless driving.

The stop occurred between 9:30 p.m. and 1:00 a.m. BPD asks that anyone with information regarding illegal street racing is encouraged to call the Bakersfield Police Department at (661) 327-7111.