8 arrested, 93 cited for illegal street stunt riding in Granada Hills, Northridge

Eight people were arrested and 93 were cited for illegal street stunt riding Wednesday night in Granada Hills and Northridge, authorities said.

Officers with the Los Angeles Police Department and California Highway Patrol broke up the illegal activities, which involved vehicle stunt riding in the middle of the street.

Credit: LAPD Commanding Officer Andy Neiman (Twitter)

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Authorities impounded sixteen vehicles.

"Our Community will not tolerate this dangerous behavior and neither will we!" wrote Andy Neiman, Commanding Officer of LAPD Valley Traffic Division.

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LA County roadways have seen a dramatic decrease in traffic over the last few months due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Last month, LAPD officers broke up crowds of hundreds of people violating stay-at-home orders, taking advantage of the open roads, to attend street takeovers and street racing events. 

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