Watch CBS News

Aurora Police Have Success Responding To Street Racing, Reckless Driving In May

AURORA, Colo. (CBS4) -- Aurora Police Department continues its quest to combat street racing in the community and shared Thursday its success in May to stop individuals caught in the acts of both racing and reckless driving in the city.

In a twitter post, Aurora PD shared video of a white pickup truck and another vehicle performing doughnuts on in a parking lot when there was still some daylight to be had.

RELATED: 'We're Coming After You': Aurora Police Cracking Down On Illegal Street Racing

According to the police department, officers made two arrests, wrote 25 tickets, towed 3 vehicles and issued 2 abatement notices in May. One of the arrests was of a 17-year-old male driver, who was accused of making the doughnuts in the white pickup truck shown in the recording.

Police say the teen had multiple other people in the bed of the truck while he was accused of driving recklessly in public. Investigators tracked the truck to a nearby gas station and arrested the teen. He faces several charges, including reckless driving.

Anyone in the state who witnesses street racing or other forms of reckless driving in public can visit the Report Illegal Colorado Street Racing website to submit an anonymous tip.

RELATED: Aurora Police Department Begins Campaign To Combat Street Racing


View CBS News In
CBS News App Open
Chrome Safari Continue
Be the first to know
Get browser notifications for breaking news, live events, and exclusive reporting.