‘I watched you both’: Driver lied to cop about street racing, report says

When a Johns Creek officer pulled over a man for racing, he denied the allegation — until the officer told him he watched him and another driver compete on a north Fulton County road. 

“I watched you both racing,” the officer could be heard saying in dashcam footage obtained by Channel 2 Action News. 

Officer J.T. Tait pulled over Andy Alame and Ho Yun Kim just as they were nearly doubling the 55-mph speed limit on Medlock Bridge Road, according to a police report. 

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Tait said he tried to catch up to the two cars, but said even at 80 mph he came up short.

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The officer eventually pulled over Alame and Kim near State Bridge Road. 

Alame denied racing in his black Mercedes Benz until Tait confronted him, according to the report. Kim apologized for racing in his white Ford Mustang, the report states. 

The two men were cited for racing and speeding. 

“You see accidents that happen all the time because of this,” Johns Creek police Capt. Chris Byers told Channel 2. “Once you hit speeds that fast, the accidents will normally be accompanied with injuries and fatalities.” 

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