Serial street racer captured by Atlanta police, arrested on long list of charges

ATLANTA — Atlanta police have arrested a man they say has been involved in street racing events across the city.

Officers say they received a call about 25-year-old Armo Warren, a known street racer, being involved in an incident at 1600 block of Lakeside Drive on Saturday.

When they arrived, officers saw an orange Dodge Charger that was wanted for a separate incident for driving recklessly and laying drag in the area.

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During the initial incident, police tried to pull Warren over on a traffic stop, but he sped away.

When officers were able to speak with Warren and a passenger in the car on Saturday, they saw marijuana in the car.

Officers asked Warren for his driver’s license, but he refused.

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Warren was then arrested and officers searched his car. They found 23 grams of marijuana and three guns. Officers impounded his car.

He was charged with:

  • Reckless driving
  • Laying drag
  • Obstruction
  • Possession of marijuana, less than an ounce
  • Driving on the sidewalk
  • Suspended license
  • Improper parking
  • Fleeing and eluding
  • Driving on the wrong side of the road
  • Failed to obey traffic control device

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There is no word on if the passenger of the car was also arrested and charged.