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The Atlanta rap artist “Silentó” was jailed and charged after allegedly driving more than double the posted speed limit on the Interstate.

22-year-old Richard Lamar “Ricky” Hawk is a rapper and singer who goes by the professional names “Silentó” and “Prince Silento.”

Hawk’s 2015 hit song “Watch Me (Whip/Nae Nae),” was number 3 on the 2015 Billboard US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart. This summer, the video, which features the popular dances named in the title, hit over 1.7 billion views on YouTube.

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A man in Michigan reportedly drove his car over a drawbridge in a daring act that led to his arrest.

Last Wednesday evening, 26-year-old Miguel Gomez was reported as sitting in his idle vehicle on one side of the Ford Street Bridge in Detroit.

Gomez reportedly awaited the lowering of the drawbridge. In an event fit for a stuntman, he accelerated and careened his car over the gap in the structure before it was closed.

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A Florida man purported to be drunk was arrested after he reportedly smashed his vehicle into a county road sign reminding drivers on the road to “Stay Sober or Get Pulled Over.”

In the early morning hours on August 30 in Port Charlotte, an electrical sign placed by the county reading, “Stay Sober or Get Pulled Over,” was destroyed when a blue Mazda truck reportedly struck it, resulting in a single-vehicle collision.

The authorities were alerted about the incident, and an officer headed to the scene to learn what had taken place.

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When a Nevada man was pulled over and accused of speeding, he reportedly told the officer that he was heading to a restaurant that was about to close and he didn’t want to miss out.

In the evening on August 23, a 25-year-old man was driving his vehicle in Reno with his girlfriend in the passenger seat. The couple was reportedly on their way to a restaurant.

While they were traveling, a deputy along their route reported that the car the suspect was driving sped past at such a high rate that their police vehicle was affected. The deputy said that navigating the patrol car took a great deal of effort due to what was purported as the gale from the suspect’s vehicle whizzing past.

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A man has been charged with multiple felonies after he was accused of driving his SUV into a large group of people while they were holding a rally in support of Blue Lives Matter.

On the afternoon of July 25 in Eaton, Ohio, many people came together on the grass in a local park to advocate for Blue Lives Matter.

As the protestors held their signs and showed their support, a maroon SUV allegedly left the street and drove through the park, reportedly heading directly at the pedestrians in a purported attempt to run them over.

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The police arrested two suspects after an alleged car thief forced them to chase him until he smashed into a vehicle which was also reportedly found to be stolen.

On the morning of July 5, the Newberg-Dundee Police Department received notification from the owner of a Toyota Land Cruiser who stated that their vehicle was missing.

When they began to look for the vehicle reported as stolen, the authorities saw someone driving a Land Cruiser fitting the given description and attempted a traffic stop.

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GoldRush Rally co-founder Benjamin Chen totaled his limited edition Gemballa Mirage GT by smashing into at least four other vehicles while allegedly driving under the influence.

Around 7:30 am on Tuesday, Benjamin Chen was reportedly driving his blue Gemballa Mirage GT in Hell’s Kitchen on the West side of Manhattan. When the rare vehicle, which was heavily inspired by the Porsche Carrera GT, was created only 25 were made by the manufacturer.

Chen, who is a reported collector of exotic vehicles, allegedly began hitting into parked vehicles on 47th Street and crashed into four other parked vehicles in the three blocks that he reportedly continued driving until he was stopped by police.

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On Sunday evening, a Florida man was driving his Honda down US Highway 19 when police reportedly saw him racing down the road and operating his vehicle recklessly.

An officer with the Tarpon Springs Police Department initiated a traffic stop and approached the driver, identified as 52-year-old Jon Earl Pickard from Palm Beach.

The highway reportedly had a posted speed limit of 55 miles-per-hour, but the officer alleged that Pickard was going approximately 35-miles over the maximum.

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A New Jersey man was allegedly driving an e-scooter and he is facing charges for allegations that he was navigating the electric vehicle while intoxicated.

In May, the city of Hoboken employed a 6-month program in order to see how beneficial it would be if electric scooters were readily available for people to rent as a mode of transportation. Their goal is to reduce traffic and give people an accessible and more environmentally friendly way to get around the city. The e-scooters have been issued an 18 MPH speed limit, and they are only permitted to be driven on the street and in bike lanes.

On Sunday afternoon, Hoboken officers reported that they spotted a man who was allegedly walking around in an off-balance manner, and they allegedly watched him proceed to unlock and climb on an e-scooter.

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An off-duty Memphis sergeant was accused of driving under the influence after he allegedly crashed his vehicle into a structure outside of a liquor store.

62-year-old Sergeant Thomas Berryhill has worked with the Memphis Police Department for 26 years.

On Saturday afternoon, Berryhill was reportedly involved in a single-vehicle crash while he was off-duty involving his car and a column outside of a liquor store in East Memphis.

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