The Corpus Christi Police Department continues to work to address the racing on Shoreline and Ocean Drive. On October 17th there were two separate traffic stops that resulted in arrests.
At 10:31 pm officers stopped a vehicle for running a stop sign at Shoreline and Resaca then drove left of center. The 21 year-old driver was arrested for Reckless Driving and Child Endangerment due to a small child being in the vehicle during the reckless driving. During the arrest the officers found a handgun and the driver was additionally charged with Unlawful Carrying of a Firearm.
At 1:15 am officers attempted to stop a vehicle that was traveling at a high rate of speed on the 700 block of Shoreline. The 34 year-old driver initially failed to stop for the officers after they activated the emergency lights. Upon stopping the driver was arrested for Eluding Police and Reckless Driving.