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Multiple arrests after street racing enforcement operation in Bakersfield

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Posted at 1:55 PM, Sep 28, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-28 16:55:23-04

BAKERSFIELD, Calif - The California Highway Patrol conducted a street racing enforcement operation in the Bakersfield area on Saturday, September 26, resulting in numerous citations, impounds and arrests.

The CHP cited 12 people, impounded three vehicles, and arrested three people for driving under the influence.

The operation was held Saturday overnight between 9:00 p.m. and 2:00 a.m. to target offenses related to illegal street-racing and sideshow activities, putting citizens at risk.

Anyone with information regarding street racing or reckless driving is encouraged to contact the California Highway Patrol at (661) 396-6600.