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9 arrests in Ionian Islands on Friday night

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04 Nov 2023 / 11:44

CORFU. Police checked 378 vehicles and 450 individuals in the Ionian Islands, leading to 9 arrests.

Between 18:00 on Friday, 3 November and 02:00 on Saturday, 4 November, police checked 378 vehicles and 450 individuals in the Ionian Islands, leading to 9 arrests - 3 in Corfu, 3 in Zakynthos, 2 in Lefkada and 1 in Cephalonia - for the following offences:

  • 1 for illegal residency
  • 4 for driving without a licence
  • 1 for disturbing the peace
  • 1 for playing music outwith the times allowed
  • 1 for domestic disturbance
  • 1 for verbal abuse and threatening violence towards an employee

 

There were 133 driving offences, including the following:

  • 1 driving under the influence
  • 23 speeding
  • 3 not wearing seat belts
  • 15 not wearing crash helmets
  • 1 using mobile phone whilst driving
  • 1 running a red light
  • 11 without driving licences
  • 1 with uninsured vehicle
  • 1 driving on wrong side of the road
  • 3 without MOT
  • 2 for noise pollution
  • plus 67 other violations.

 

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

VASSILIS PANTAZOPOULOS

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Between 18:00 on Friday, 29 September and the early hours of Saturday, 30 September, police in the Ionian Islands checked 429 vehicles and 619 individuals in the Ionian Islands, leading to 27 arrests - 15 in Corfu, 7 in Zakynthos, 3 in Cephalonia and 2 in Lefkada - for the following offences:

- 1 for possession of drugs 

- 6 for illegal residency

- 1 for driving under the influence

- 2 for playing music outwith the times allowed

- 1 for noise pollution

- 1 for disturbing the peace

- 3 catering establishments for lack of proper health certificates

- 12 for driving without a licence

There were 187 driving offences, including the following:

- 3 driving under the influence

- 43 speeding

- 41 not wearing seat belts

- 68 not wearing crash helmet

- 1 using mobile phone whilst driving

- 2 running red lights

- 15 without driving licences

- 1 with uninsured vehicle

- 2 driving on wrong side of the road

- 11 without MOT

plus 67 other violations.

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

VASSILIS PANTAZOPOULOS

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