4 charged in street-racing event that caused $46,000 in damage to Ikea parking lot
HOUSTON – Arrest warrants have been issued for four men, accused of taking part in an illegal racing event in the parking lot of an Ikea in the Spring Branch area, court documents confirmed Monday. Video of the racing event was shared on social media and posted to YouTube, court documents said. A manager of the Ikea, located in the 7800 block of Katy Freeway, told police the event left behind a lot of damage to the parking lot. “The [manager] informed [the officer] that the damage to the parking lot is estimated to be $46,000 to repair,” according to court documents. Both Smith and Fontenette, according to court documents, were driving a Dodge Charger seen in the video.
Georgia star safety LeCounte injured in motorcycle wreck
Georgia defensive back Richard LeCounte (2) tackles Kentucky quarterback Joey Gatewood (2) during the first half of an NCAA college football game, Oct. 31, 2020, in Lexington, Ky. (AP Photo/Bryan Woolston)ATHENS, Ga. – Georgia star safety Richard LeCounte was injured in a motorcycle accident shortly after the Bulldogs returned to Athens from their victory at Kentucky. LeCounte, one of the team's top defensive players, was taken to the trauma center at Piedmont Athens Regional Medical Center. Courson did not say how long LeCounte might be out of action for No. “He was wearing his helmet and (that) saved his life.”The Journal-Constitution said LeCounte sustained a shoulder injury, bruised ribs and several cuts and scrapes. “Glory to God.”If LeCounte is out for an extended period, the Bulldogs will likely go with junior Christopher Smith at the safety spot.