FAIRFIELD (CBS13) — California Highway Patrol officers worked quickly to stop a sideshow that was happening right next to Interstate 80 near Fairfield.
Officers say, on Wednesday evening, a group was putting on an alleged “sideshow” on Nelson Road — in plain view of the freeway.READ MORE: Wild Rescue: Wildlife Biologist Finds, Brings Injured Bald Eagle To Hughson Wildlife Center For Treatment
With the street being a dead end, officers were able to easily block in the drivers from trying to escape.
CHP says “appropriate enforcement action” was taken, but all the drivers were released.READ MORE: Folsom Restaurateur Develops Rentable Kitchen Concept For Start-Ups Looking For Space
Officers note that sideshows are dangerous and illegal activities. With Nelson road often seeing pedestrian and bicyclist traffic, that danger was heightened.
Anyone who sees a sideshow happening is urged to call authorities immediately.MORE NEWS: Gov. Newsom Proposes Budget That Would Send $600 Stimulus Checks To Two-Thirds Of Californians
On July 13, 2019, Northbound Interstate 5 was closed between Pocket Road and Florin Road by drivers carrying out a sideshow.