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Data shows number of traffic-related arrests increased in 2022

By , Daily Memphian Updated: June 30, 2022 10:00 PM CT | Published: June 30, 2022 11:09 AM CT

“For the first six months of the year, the Memphis Police Department has made more drag racing arrests than they made in 2019 and 2020,” MPD Deputy Chief Paul Wright said. 

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Julia Baker

Julia Baker

Julia Baker covers criminal justice for The Daily Memphian. A lifelong Memphian, Julia graduated from the University of Memphis in 2021. Other publications and organizations she has written for include Chalkbeat, Memphis Flyer, Memphis Parent magazine and Memphis magazine.


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