Charlotte Mecklenburg Police Announce Street Racing Confiscations
Charlotte Mecklenburg Police say they have cited five drivers and confiscated five vehicles in connection with reckless driving and street racing.
The action came over the weekend, following multiple complaints and widespread news coverage about street takeovers and dangerous driving.
More enforcement over the weekend of reckless driving/street racing groups in Charlotte. #CMPD cited 5 drivers and confiscated 5 vehicles between March 3 - March 5. Another driver was arrested for DWI. These are two vehicles that were confiscated and are being held as evidence. pic.twitter.com/h7BmIHsdK5— CMPD News (@CMPD) March 6, 2023
Police also say they have issued nearly 60 citations, confiscated a total of 17 vehicles, and made six arrests since the beginning of February, all related to street racing and dangerous driving.
Reckless driving also led Charlotte Cars and Coffee organizers to postpone their monthly event “until further notice.” Read that story here.