VICTORVILLE – Victorville Police Department deputies conducted an operation in order to crack down on street racing and other illegal activities associated with it.
On Wednesday, August 8, 2018, at around 9:00 p.m. the San Bernardino County Auto Theft Task Force (SANCATT) assisted in the operation cracking down on these violations in the area of Bear Valley and Amethyst Roads in the City of Victorville. This operation was conducted as a result of numerous complaints received by both businesses and residents in the past several months. Authorities responded to the shopping center parking lot where car clubs and vehicles have gathered every Wednesday night.
“The complaints ranged from vehicles illegally parked, to drivers doing donuts in the parking lot, and street racing in the surrounding neighborhoods,” Sheriff’s officials said. “All those actions pose potential safety hazards for customers, residents, and citizens in the area, as well as those participating in the illegal activities.”
The operation resulted in one reckless driving arrest, one arrest for the possession of stolen vehicle components, two trespassing arrests, 90 parking citations, 12 equipment citations, 7 vehicles were referred to the State of California Bureau of Automotive Repair Smog Check Referee, 2 citations for driving without a license were issued, and 9 vehicles were towed for various violations.
Anyone with information about this investigation is asked to contact the Victorville Police Department at (760) 241-2911. Callers wishing to remain anonymous are urged to call the We-Tip Hotline at 1-800-78CRIME (27463) or you may leave information on the We-Tip website at www.wetip.com.
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