‘Leader’ of Nashville street racing group arrested again after allegedly causing $100K in damages
He was previously arrested in August on 15 charges including rioting, inciting a riot and reckless driving.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WSMV) - A known leader of a Nashville street racing group has been arrested again. This time, police are charging him with felony vandalism.
The Metro Nashville Police Department said 25-year-old Austin Scott, of Murfreesboro, was charged after allegedly facilitating an unsanctioned meetup earlier this year on AIrpark Center Drive East. Police allege this meetup caused $100,000 in damages.
Scott was arrested by the Tennessee Highway Patrol in Rutherford County on an outstanding warrant after being identified as a suspected leader of the “Night Riderz.”
He was previously arrested in August on 15 charges, including rioting, inciting a riot and reckless driving.
“The MNPD Traffic Division is committed to continuing its investigations into street racer groups that are causing damage and harm through their dangerous driving,” MNPD said.
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