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Local Minor League players charged with street racing

By Julie Newman, jnewman@wcyb.com
Published On: Aug 06 2014 09:03:03 AM CDT
Updated On: Jul 07 2014 09:34:12 PM CDT

Mugshot of WUILMER GABRIEL BACERRA

KINGSPORT, Tenn. -

Two Minor League baseball players made a court appearance today.
They are accused of street racing.
Both Wuilmer Gabriel Bacerra and Vicente Lupo Perez are players for the Kingsport Mets.
This was confirmed by Mets General Manager Brian Paupeck.
Kingsport Police arrested the two men early Friday morning after they were both clocked driving more than 100-miles an hour.
Paupeck tells us that both players are still members of the team.
He also added that the team is looking into the incident and has no further comment at this time.