Five arrests made during Portland street racing patrol
Portland Police Bureau officers were on high alert for illegal street racing on the night of Sunday, May 3, according to a news release.
Officers with the North Precinct, Traffic Division, the police airplane unit and other local law enforcement agencies made 17 traffic stops, issued 7 traffic tickets, towed six vehicles and made five arrests during the patrol.
"These irresponsible driving practices can have a deadly outcome," police say.
Here's who was arrested:
• Jorge Angulo-Hernandez, 18, faces one count of reckless driving.
• Kevin Brugh, a 19-year-old Portland resident, faces one count of reckless driving.
• Francisco Barajas-Alvarez, a 20-year-old Portland resident, faces one count each of reckless driving and recklessly endangering another person.
• Tanya Victorovna Saverchenko, 25, faces one count of DUII and one count of reckless driving after police say she rolled her car during a crash on Marine Drive.
• Randy Lee Liepold, 31, faces one count of reckless endangering and one count of criminally driving while suspended. Liepold's listed address is a Portland homeless shelter, per court docs. He has 10 misdemeanor convictions on his record.
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