Authorities On Lookout For Possible Drag Racing - WLNS TV 6 Lansing - Jackson | Your Local News Leader

Authorities On Lookout For Possible Drag Racing

Posted: Updated:

GENOA TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) - Authorities in Livingston County say they're on the lookout for possible illegal drag racing after reports about two planned races.

The sheriff's department says it responded Saturday to a closed road in Genoa Township after getting calls about a planned race late that night. Deputies cited eight motorists in the area for accessing the closed road about 35 miles northwest of Detroit.

Shortly afterward, a 911 call reported the race had been moved to another roadway, this time in Marion Township. Deputies responded and dispersed a crowd of about 20 people. The department says those told to leave the area denied that a race was planned.

The department is warning people not to be involved in such races. And it is seeking tips from the public about any future races.

Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and WLNS. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.

Click Here to link to the FCC's public inspection file for WLNS-TV and Here to view the WLAJ-TV file. Persons with Disabilities who need assistance with issues relating to the content of this station's FCC public inspection file should contact: Teresa Morton- Program Director for WLNS and WLAJ at 517-372-8282. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, 888-835-5322 (TTY), or fccinfo@fcc.gov.