A car meet-up that looked like it may have been a scene from “The Fast and the Furious” movie franchise rampaged its way across the Coleman Bridge and into Gloucester and Mathews on the weekend of Feb. 18-19, largely eluding law enforcement but leaving at least one member of the “car club” in the hands of the Gloucester County Sheriff’s Office.
GCSO Captain Jamie Sharp said that approximately 100 sports cars had sped into the county from the Peninsula late on that Saturday night, sporadically “cutting up” by entering shopping areas and doing donuts in parking lots.
“We haven’t been a part of anything like it that our group can remember,” said Sharp.
When deputies arrived at any one scene, he said, the vehicles would speed away. But one driver was observed driving recklessly as he exited the White Marsh Shopping Center and was pursued. He ended up crashing into cars in the Auto Max car lot and was charged with four felony counts of destruction of property, one felony count of ...
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