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Phoenix Police Crack Down on Street Racing

Van O'Steen

February 20, 2017

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Phoenix, Arizona—Sixty-five traffic stops resulted in 23 arrests and 114 citations issued on Valley streets Sunday night. ┬áIt was a coordinated effort between the Phoenix Police Department and the Arizona Department of Public Safety to crack down on street racers.

Phoenix Police and DPS officers stopped people they observed in large groups driving recklessly and at high speeds.

Police estimate that about 250 people may have been involved in several incidents that have blocked Valley roadways recently, and increase the likelihood of serious car accidents.

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