Harris County Sheriff’s Office and Prosecutor to Announce Criminal Charges in Illegal Street Racing.
What: On March 17, 2019, a crowd of people were gathered to watch an illegal street car race on a public road in northwest Harris County, when one of the drivers struck two pedestrians causing serious injuries.
Sheriff’s Office investigators worked with the Harris County District Attorney’s Office to gather evidence, which has culminated in the filing of felony criminal charges.
The illegal street racing incident occurred at a time when race enthusiasts were gathered in the region for the legally sanctioned TX2K auto racing event in Baytown.
Who: Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez, Assistant District Attorney Sean Teare, HCSO Capt. Quincy Whitaker
When: Tuesday, April 16, 2019 at 9 a.m.