13 arrests in Ionian Islands on Saturday night

13 arrests in Ionian Islands on Saturday night

CORFU. There were police checks on 464 vehicles and 563 individuals with 13 people being arrested (8 in Zakynthos, 4 in Cephalonia and 1 in Corfu).

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Νοεμβρίου / 2022

Between 18:00 on 26 November and 02:00 on 27 November police in Corfu, Zakynthos, Cephalonia and Lefkada carried out checks for the following:

- Theft and burglary
- Dangerous driving
- Violations of regulations at catering establishments
- Drug dealing
- Illegal immigrants

464 vehicles and 563 individuals were checked, leading to 13 arrests - 1 in Corfu, 8 in Zakynthos and 4 in Cephalonia - for the following offences:

- 8 for driving without a licence
- 1 for possession of drugs
- 1 for illegal possession of weapons
- 1 for noise pollution
- 2 businesses for lack of health certificate

There were 154 driving offences, including the following:
 
- 7 driving under the influence
- 14 speeding
- 11 not wearing seat belts
- 6 not wearing crash helmet
- 1 using mobile phone whilst driving
- 2 driving on wrong side of road
- 1 running a red light
- 1 for dangerous driving
- 14 without driving licences
- 4 with uninsured vehicles
- 3 without MOT

28 vehicles were immobilised for driving without a licence, driving under the influence, not wearing crash helmets, being uninsured and being without MOT.

There were also 6 offences of smoking in no smoking areas. Police also confiscated a small amount of unprocessed cannabis and a 20.5cm knife.