48 arrested in drag racing bust, New Haven Police

News

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) — Police crack down on drag racing problems by arresting 48 people Saturday night.

The drag racers staged in the area of Foxon Boulevard. Lt. Jason Rentkowics set up several traffic posts at “target locations” as part of a detail.

Rentkowics spoke with business owners on Foxon Boulevard where racers tend to stage. These business owners told Rentkowics that the activity was unwanted and they were becoming concerned.

The majority of the arrests were made at the McDonalds at 225 Foxon Blvd. The arrests ranged from trespass to motor vehicle charges, such as unregistered vehicles and misuse of a marker plate, according to police.

Police said there were 48 arrests: 47 adults and 1 juvenile arrest, and 10 vehicles towed. They were all promised to appear in court for their respected crimes.

Copyright 2020 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

New Haven

CT State Police releases body camera footage from officer-involved shooting in West Haven

News /
Thumbnail for the video titled "CT State Police releases body camera footage from officer-involved shooting in West Haven"

Family reacts to body camera footage from officer-involved shooting

News /
Thumbnail for the video titled "Family reacts to body camera footage from officer-involved shooting"

Axe throwing craze hits the Elm City

News /
Thumbnail for the video titled "Axe throwing craze hits the Elm City"

Connecticut sees spike in flu-related deaths

News /
Thumbnail for the video titled "Connecticut sees spike in flu-related deaths"

United Way of Greater New Haven kicks off "100 Game Changer Awards" initiative

News /
Thumbnail for the video titled "United Way of Greater New Haven kicks off "100 Game Changer Awards" initiative"

Hamden to host Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. celebrations

News /
Thumbnail for the video titled "Hamden to host Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. celebrations"
More New Haven

Trending Stories

Don't Miss

More Don't Miss