CMPD continues push to end street racing in Queen City

CHARLOTTE — Charlotte-Mecklenburg police are cracking down on street racing in the Queen City.

In May, more than two dozen people face charges while investigators confiscated their tricked-out vehicles.

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“For me, we are not criminals,” said an 18-year-old street racer who did not want to be identified. “This is the first time I got arrested. I never been in jail or nothing, just trying to have fun.”

>> In the video at the top of this page, anchor Damany Lewis speaks with the man about what he thinks of the police department’s efforts to stop them.

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