Case #: 2015ct02xxxxxxx
On Sunday, December 20, 2015 at 12:28, a Tampa Police officer was advised that a red Honda Civic and a black care racing east on west Waters Ave towards Florida Ave. The black car had already been stopped by another officer.
The officer headed west on Waters Ave and observed a red Civic to be in the turn lane to go north of Florida Ave. The officer caught up to the vehicle and initiated a traffic stop. The Defendant explained to the officer that he had been at the light on Rome Ave when he and a black car accelerated to a high speed. The Defendant claimed he was not racing and the black car was always behind him.
Result: the case was set for trial and before the trial began, the State dropped the Racing charge.