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CHP arrests dozens, seizes vehicles in street racing crackdown

CHP arrests dozens, seizes vehicles in street racing crackdown

The California Highway Patrol arrested nearly 50 people and impounded dozens of vehicles during a series of weekend crackdowns on illegal street racing in Los Angeles County last month, an agency spokesman said.

The arrests, which took place across three weekends from April 10 to April 22, were the result of collaboration between the CHP, the Los Angeles police the L.A. County Sheriff's Department, marking a larger coordinated effort to target racers after speed contests were linked to a spate of deaths in recent months.

“The collaboration is the key. Now that we’re all on the same page, that is going to really allow us to stay in tune with the culture and the...

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