Nine Arrested for Allegedly Running an Illegal Horse-Racing Track

Breaking the law is one thing, but breaking the law when you're in law enforcement knocks it up to a whole other level. Add horses into the mix and crikey have you got a problem.

Nine people had their first court appearance Monday morning after being arrested last week for allegedly running an illegal horse-racing track at Rancho El Herradero Training Center, on 12402 Sralla Road in Crosby (which is a town way on the outskirts of Houston, if you're drawing a blank). Of the nine people arrested, six were law enforcement officers and one was charged for impersonating an officer, according to a release from the Harris County District Attorney's Office.

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Dianna Wray is a nationally award-winning journalist. Born and raised in Houston, she writes about everything from NASA to oil to horse races.
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