Car Seizures By Cops Up In L.A., Other Cities

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Drag racing has plagued Los Angeles's San Fernando Valley, generating noise, trash, and complaints, says the Los Angeles Times. Last summer, when four people died in street-racing accidents in one month, police tried something different: They seized two Camaros from racers. "Most people think that their automobile is worth more than going out and laying some rubber down in the street," said Deputy Chief Ronald Bergmann. The car confiscation program was so successful – Bergmann said there have been no reports of street racing in the Valley in six months – it was expanded to drug cases. Officers have . . .

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