Albuquerque police make arrests in drag racing sting

New Mexico

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE-TV) — Albuquerque police have arrested five and issued several citations in connection with a sting to fight drag racing in the city.

KRQE-TV reports police conducted stings on Friday and Saturday evenings aimed at curbing reckless driving and racing on a popular street.

The Albuquerque Police Department gave out more than 100 citations and made arrests around drunken driving and drug possession.

Illegal drag racing operations pop up occasionally around the Albuquerque area.

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