Dozens of trucks towed, arrests made during ‘unsanctioned’ event in Daytona Beach Shores

DAYTONA BEACH SHORES, Fla. — Daytona Beach Shores police were busy this weekend issuing hundreds of traffic citations and arresting dozens during what they called an unsanctioned truck meet.


Police said they issued a total of 688 citations and made at 35 arrests between Friday and Sunday.

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The majority of charges involved misdemeanors, but six people were charged with felonies.

The department also ordered 46 trucks to be towed.

Numerous neighboring law enforcement agencies assisted in this weekend’s operation.

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Police said the crowd for this weekend’s event was actually smaller than in years past — thanks to rainy weather.

Officials noted that The Shores was included in a new state law that designates a “Special Event Zone.”

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The city said it had a zero-tolerance policy for traffic infractions during the unsanctioned truck meet.

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