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State Patrol Says 'Racing Belongs On A Track' After Anoka County Bust

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) -- A street racing operation in Anoka County last week yielded dozens of traffic stops and multiple arrests, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.

Meanwhile, the agency shared aerial video of the racers Thursday.

Street racing is dangerous driving and the State Patrol is working with our partners around the metro to stop it. The...

Posted by Minnesota State Patrol on Thursday, July 8, 2021

According to state patrol, authorities from Anoka County and Brooklyn Park, as well as the patrol's Flight Section, aided in the operation.

More than 61 traffic stops yielded three DWI arrests, two warrants arrests, two vehicle forfeitures and numerous violations.

State Patrol Anoka County street racing bust
(credit: Minnesota State Patrol)

"Racing belongs on a track, not on streets and parking lots," the patrol wrote on Facebook.

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