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7 people arrested, 9 vehicles impounded after ‘sideshow’ on I-5 in Sacramento

California Highway Patrol said in a press release after a sideshow, "we will do everything in our power to deter this type of behavior.

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California Highway Patrol (CHP) arrested seven people and impounded nine vehicles after a so-called "sideshow" on Interstate 5 in Sacramento on Sunday.

The arrests included an exhibition of speed and being under the influence, according to a CHP press release. An exhibition of speed includes things like the sideshow itself, burnouts and donuts.

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CHP also cited 27 people. CHP said that it is illegal to participate and to watch a sideshow.

"This reckless and unsafe activity poses an extreme danger," according to the press release. "We will do everything in our power to deter this type of behavior."

ABC10 has reached out to CHP for more information about this incident. This story will be updated when they respond.  

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