Perkins police cite two for drag-racing

Drag-racing down Perkins Avenue is best done when a police officer doesn’t have a front-row seat to the action.
Sandusky Register Staff
Nov 9, 2013

A local man and woman learned this lesson Thursday morning, when Perkins police Lt. Vince Donald pulled them over after watching the pair burn rubber nearly half the length of Perkins Avenue, between Columbus and Hayes avenues, according to a police report.

Brandon Frezzell, 19, of Cedar Point Drive, and Olivia Warren, 20, of Wilbor Avenue in Huron, were charged with drag racing.

Donald was headed east when he saw the cars peel off westbound from a traffic light at Columbus Avenue, the report said. Passengers in each car were allegedly laughing and yelling at each other and swinging their arms outside the windows.

Frezzell argued with Donald, saying he couldn’t have been racing because he wasn’t speeding, the report said.

Donald disagreed and told Frezell he wasn’t being cited for speeding.

Before cranking up his music and pulling away from the officer, Frezell said he’d be seeing Donald in court, the report said.

 

Comments

candleburner

To bad they could cite Frezell for disrespecting a police officer, but that's obviously something that wasn't taught to them by his parents!! And I would think that he would have also been able to catch a ticket for excessive noise - but that's just my opinion

Licorice Schtick

They're in plenty of trouble:

(C) Whoever violates this section is guilty of street racing, a misdemeanor of the first degree ... the court shall suspend the offender's driver's license...for not less than thirty days or more than three years. No judge shall suspend the first thirty days of any suspension...

http://codes.ohio.gov/orc/4511.251

richrs

In my day you drag raced on Old Railroad Rd.

2cents

Kelly road : )

8ballinthesidepocket

Or Hull road!

Cowboy

I hope the judge throws the book at the little rich kid!

kURTje

Most of us did this if we are honest. Some got caught.

ladydye_5

Being honest, yes we did this. We did it in the COUNTRY away from the cops!

Mommabear713

Poor little Rich boy. Of course you'd tell the officer "I'll see you in court" because you got caught doing something wrong. Now he'll go to mommy and daddy and cry and manipulate them to believe that their poor innocent baby boy did nothing wrong. Grow up kid, learn some respect.

Unassumer

so who won?

Raoul Duke

And , what kind of cars.

Dont Worry Be Happy

LT Donald won, lol

Dont Worry Be Happy

LT Donald won, lol

bigsexy

Yes he did!!!!!!!!

Love614

He will see you in court? For what? Doing your JOB? Amazing.

kURTje

Most forget Norwalk & "going to the bypass."

KnuckleDragger

Not me, too bad they don't still allow cruising in uptown Norwalk. The kids these days don't know what they're missing. ;)

deertracker

Poor little entitled rich kids! Shame shame! Take that behavior back to Huron and Cedar Point Rd.

*Sparkling wiggles* as Stopit says!

Professor Playdoh

It will end up as reckless op and a 100 dollar fine.. Big deal.
squealing tires, no clocked speed.

AEversole

How can they have been racing from Columbus to Hayes but not have been speeding? Sounds like they were just goofing off. I agree that more than likely it will just become a wreckless op tor the tire squeeling. Vince should of yoked the little dude up for getting cocky, and hit with a disorderly or obstruction.

wjs

How sad is it going to be when all you prejudice people find out that it's not some "rich kid," but rather a Cedar Point seasonal employee.

deertracker

Prejudice? Rich kids work at Cedar Point! No one really cares if they are rich or not but they seem to think they are above the law! Racing down Perkins Ave.? Rich or poor, not too smart!

wjs

No one cares if he's rich or poor? Look at the comments above, including yours! Far too many people apparently DO care. But I completely agree. Drag racing is stupid no matter what your income is. It's also stupid to jump to conclusions. You all think he's just a snobby rich kid living on the Chaussee, but he lives in the dorms as a seasonal Cedar Point employee.

deertracker

Would I be wrong to assume these are white kids? I don't think drag racing is stupid unless you are doing it on Perkins Ave. Don't get your feathers all ruffled, these are just comments. If these kids even had names or addresses that would make one assume they are Black, the comments would be off the charts. Assuming someone is rich is not a bad thing! Chill out!

Kelly

Wow, what a racist comment. Why am I not surprised?

deertracker

Just mentioning the words black or white and stating the obvious does not make it a racist comment. C'mon really?!

Kelly

Yep, absolutely racist.

whattheBucks

Wow tracker, why does it always have to go down that road ??

whattheBucks

Wow tracker, why does it always have to go down that road ??

whattheBucks

Not sure wjs but i believe that cedar point is closed for the season and all the seasonal employees have gone back home

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