Two teenagers arrested, charged with racing on Longview highway

Two teenagers arrested, charged with racing on Longview highway
Chandler Owens and Joseph Glass (Source: Gregg County Judicial Records)

LONGVIEW, Texas (KLTV) - Two teenagers were arrested by Texas Department of Public Safety troopers accused of racing on a Longview highway.

According to Gregg County Judicial Records, Joseph Glass, 17, of Gilmer and Chandler Owens, 17, of White Oak were charged with racing on a highway.

According to an arrest affidavit, two DPS troopers conducted a traffic stop on two Ford Mustangs that they had witnessed speeding on SL 281 late Saturday night. The affidavit said a trooper witnessed the vehicles pumping their brakes at a stoplight then quickly accelerating once the light turned green.

The affidavit said troopers verified the vehicles speed at 91-miles-per-hour in a 45-mile-per-hour zone. Glass allegedly had multiple passengers in his car at the time of the traffic stop. The affidavit said a trooper also saw a message on Glass’s phone saying that he was planning to race Owens.

Judicial Records indicate bond for both Glass and Owens was set at $2,500.

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