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Seven arrests in Corfu in five hours

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01 Aug 2023 / 13:57

CORFU. 133 driving violations.

There were 7 arrests in Corfu and 133 driving offences.

Between 19:00 and 24:00 on Monday 31 July, police in Corfu carried out checks for the following:

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

 

227 vehicles and 252 individuals were checked, leading to 7 arrests for the following offences:

- 1 for possession of drugs

- 1 for illegal residency

- 2 for playing music outwith the times allowed

- 1  catering establishment for lack of proper health certificates

- 1 for illegal street trading

- 1 domestic violence

There were 133 driving offences, including the following:

- 13 speeding
- 8 not wearing seat belts
- 13 not wearing crash helmet
- 1 using mobile phone whilst driving
- 5 without driving licences
- 3 for driving under the influence
- 3 for running a red light
- 2 with uninsured vehicle

- 3 without MOT

10 vehicles were immobilised for driving under the influence, driving without a licence, not having a proper exhaust and not having MOT.

There was also one case of smoking in a no smoking area.