A Friday night street racing initiative by Harris County Sheriff’s Office deputies resulted in the arrest of eight individuals; additionally, 13 traffic citations were issued for various other violations.
The initiative was held on Friday, March 20, the same weekend as one of the biggest drag racing events in the country- TX2K. This year the event took place in Baytown and drew thousands of spectators, many of which insist on using the streets of Harris County to do racing of their own.
Charged and arrested were:
Jesus Cervantes Racing on a Highway
Scott Glaser Racing on a Highway
Nicholas Harding Racing on a Highway
Martin Vela Racing on a Highway
Demitrius Abercrombie Racing on a Highway
Eduardo Cerazo Racing on a Highway
Marquise Christian Driving While Intoxicated
Julian Fernandez Open Warrant