Madisonville Police say street racing on the rise within city limits

Crime and Courts

MADISONVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) — The Madisonville Police Department said officers are dealing with a recent increase of street racing inside city limits.

Police in Madisonville said they have experienced an uptick in speeding tickets and racing within city roadways. In a Facebook post, they shared photos of a car being towed away after a suspected street race.

MPD reiterated to the public they will not tolerate street racers and said safety is their top priority.

They warn street racers could receive a citation, wind up in jail or even get their car impounded.

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