HOUSTON (FOX 26) - Two men who were arrested by Harris County Precinct 5 deputy constables face charges of racing on a highway. An 11-year-old boy was a passenger in one of the sports cars during the reported racing incident.
Damian Garza, 19, and Roberto Carbajal, 25, were observed racing on the Katy Freeway near the Eldridge Parkway exit. Their vehicles reached speeds at or near 100 mph at around 12:45 p.m. on Saturday. They were stopped by deputy constables two exits ahead near the North Kirkwood Road exit.
Garza and Carbajal were arrested and booked into the Harris County jail.
The 11-year-old child, who was related to Garza and was riding in Carbajal’s Chevrolet Camaro, was released to another family member. Two other adult passengers were also released from custody and not charged.