GALLUP, N.M. (AP) — Operations aimed toward cracking down on avenue racing inside Gallup and the encompassing space of northwestern New Mexico’s McKinley County have netted a dozen arrests and produced 70 visitors citations, officers mentioned.
The arrests made throughout operations carried out July 17 and Aug. 7 included 5 for DWI, the New Mexico State Police mentioned in a press release.
The assertion mentioned the Gallup Police Division had requested the State Police for assist in curbing avenue racing and that the McKinley County Sheriff’s Workplace additionally participated within the operations. Every operation lasted at the very least six hours.
Tim Johnson, chief of the State Police, mentioned unlawful avenue racing is an issue statewide and “unnecessarily places the security of residents touring in New Mexico in peril.”″