5 BMWs seized by troopers in connection with a street racing ring

News | July 20th, 2017 by 2
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North Carolina State Highway Patrol issues a statement regarding the five BMWs being seized by troopers in connection with a street racing ring Sunday. According to …

North Carolina State Highway Patrol issues a statement regarding the five BMWs being seized by troopers in connection with a street racing ring Sunday. According to troopers, a 911 call came in saying there were multiple high-end BMWs racing. As the suspect vehicles were located, a trooper got ahead and cut them off.

Seven people were charged in connection with the racing ring. Troopers ultimately pulled over 10 vehicles in Catawba County, NC on Sunday.

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One of the drivers, claimed they are a community of car enthusiasts. “Half of our group are in their professional careers,” said the alleged street racer. “We’re not by any means criminals. So, I think it was kind of a stretch that they would accuse us of pre-organized street racing.”

“Had me stand off on the side of the road and then ensued a four-hour process of them trying to find footage of us street racing, which we didn’t have,” he said.

[Source: WCNC]

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