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Fast and Furious: PPB cracking down on street racing

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PPB made 26 traffic stops over the weekend

The Portland Police Bureau is cracking down on the speed racing community. Aug. 12, 2019. (KOIN)

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — After making 5 arrests over the weekend, the Portland Police Bureau is determined to send a message to the street racing community.

Over the weekend, PPB made 26 traffic stops, towed 4 cars, and arrested 5 suspects for reckless driving, 2 of whom were also arrested for a DUII.

One of these suspects, Sean Philip Moore, was arrested for reckless driving, DUII and 5 counts of reckless endangering after he allegedly nearly struck multiple officers.

5 people were arrested over the weekend in connection with speed racing. Aug. 12, 2019. (KOIN)

PPB said they’ll be utilizing resources on the ground and in the air with the help of their Air Support Unit in order to limit these street racers.

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