In San Diego, Chula Vista police conducted a crackdown on illegal street racing. As a result of the crackdown, 16 vehicles were impounded and 10 people were placed under arrest.
According to a spokesperson from the Chula Vista Police Department, the operation took place this past weekend and resulted in arrests for street racing, driving under the influence and also possession of narcotics.
Police report that five dozen traffic citations were issued during the operation, which involved police from Chula Vista, Escondido, La Mesa, National City, San Diego and San Diego State University.
The department started the crackdown two years ago and said that since that time, deaths and injuries related to street racing in the area have declined substantially.
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