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The war on street racing in Nashville brings metro police to Murfreesboro

By meerna Jun12,2024

Above left: Cesar Sandoval / Above right: Street stunts that attract police attention.

NASHVILLE, TN – The Metro Nashville Police Department is continuing its initiative to identify people involved in street racing and so-called street stunts. Recent intersection takeovers resulted in the arrest of 20-year-old Cesar Sandoval, charged with felony reckless endangerment for his alleged involvement as a driver, or as police call him, a “zipper,” during the May 2023 Nolensville Pike takeover. – Crossroads Champs-Elysees.

Last Thursday, Sandoval was in Murfreesboro where he was arrested by Murfreesboro police and taken to the Rutherford County Adult Detention Center. He was booked into the local jail Thursday evening and picked up by Metro police early Friday morning. Sandoval was then transferred to Nashville, where he was ordered held on $2,500 bail.

According to Metro Police, Sandoval allegedly recklessly drove his car into an intersection while a pedestrian or onlooker chased after him and other pedestrians watched from “below.” Sandoval was also accused of maintaining a social media account that posted about intersection takeovers and other street racing-related activities. Police say Sandoval is the 45th person arrested for street racing since March 2023.

Source: Nashville Metro Police

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By meerna

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