Huntington Station Man Accused of Speed Racing

A Huntington Station man was arrested Thursday on charges of speed racing in Farmingdale.

Suffolk County police said that a 2002 Ford Mustang and a white BMW were observed racing at dangerous speeds  on Sept. 25 at approximately 12:30 a.m. while pedestrians lined the street to watch.

After an investigation by officers from the First Precinct Crime Section, Edwin Villalta, 19, was arrested on West Hills Road in Huntington Station for driving the Ford Mustang. He was charged with Illegal Speed Contest and Reckless Driving.

Officers are asking anyone with information on who was driving the BMW to call the First Precinct Crime Section at  631-854-8126 or anonymously Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS.

All calls will be kept confidential.


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