‘Chief’ of Nashville road racing group arrested

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WSMV) – The Metropolitan Nashville Police Division (MNPD) apprehended who they see to be the “major chief” of road racing occasions across the Nashville space over the previous three years.

In keeping with the arrest report, 25-year-old Austin Scott controls the road racing group referred to as the “Evening Riderz.”

He performed gatherings at numerous places round Nashville corresponding to 1501 Company Place, Nolensville, and Elysian Fields. The occasions usually turn out to be harmful, with an MNPD helicopter being lasered throughout a takeover, an officer almost being pulled off his bike at one other, and fireworks being shot off on the MNPD helicopter.

Scott is thought to carry a “Evening Riderz” flag out of a automobile window whereas driving as a passenger, encouraging members to spin out their automobiles in a “reckless and harmful method,” in accordance with the report. Scott will usually movie and promote future gatherings and places on his social platforms, along with collaborating within the occasions.

Scott was arrested on Tuesday and faces over a dozen riot-related charges, along with a reckless driving cost. He posted bond early Wednesday morning and is scheduled to look in courtroom to face the quite a few costs on October 13.

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