Duo arrested for alleged street racing
El Paso, TX (KTSM) — Two El Pasoans were arrested late Thursday evening after police say they spotted the pair allegedly racing down Resler at high rates of speed.
El Paso Police say they spotted a red 2011 Ford Mustang driven by 22-year-old Richard Mena and a gray 2012 Honda Civic driven by 17-year-old Elijah Alfredo Cisneros racing down N. Resler past Escondido at 11:01 p.m. Thursday evening. Police say both were driving faster than 75 MPH in a 35 MPH zone.
EPPD Officers were able to stop the pair in the 6900 block of N. Mesa and both were placed under arrest and charged with Racing on a Highway. Mena and Cisneros were booked into the El Paso County Jail on bonds of $300. 00 each.