A man suspected of assaulting a pedestrian at an illegal car meeting in the early hours of June 4 was arrested on Friday, police said.
Aki J. Newman of New Castle, Delaware, has been charged with assault after he allegedly assaulted a person while cars were illegally racing and eating donuts at the intersection of Bustleton and Philmont Avenues.
During the meeting in Bustleton and Philmont around 1:00 a.m., a crowd of hundreds of people gathered when police showed up. People in the crowd threw debris, including bricks, at officers; According to the information, no one was injured requester.
There were several illegal meetings late Saturday night through Sunday morning and more, police said at a news conference. It is believed that the attacked person attended another illegal meeting. The police have not identified this person
a teenager, Anthony Allegrini Jr. was shot dead at one of the illegal meetings.
At 3:30 a.m. on Sunday, June 4, Allegrini Jr., who was 18 years old, was fatally shot by a Pennsylvania State police officer after allegedly hitting two police officers with his car during a road race on I-95 near Penn’s Landing.
Philly’s District Attorney Larry Krasner is investigate the shoot Allegrini’s family is demanding a transparent investigation.
After the fatal shooting City Councilman Mike Driscoll introduced legislation Thursday to prevent motorists from drifting and doing donuts or spin-outs around town. If passed, the law would fine drivers of $2,000 for violating the law on freeways, city streets, recreation centers or private parking lots without owner consent.
“We will send a clear message that we will take your vehicle with us. This is illegal behavior; You cause a nuisance. It’s not fair,” Driscoll said loudly 6ABC.