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Uninsured cars pulled over as part of police operations in Stratford and Wellesbourne

Uninsured cars pulled over as part of police operations in Stratford and Wellesbourne Uninsured cars pulled over as part of police operations in Stratford and Wellesbourne
Updated: 1:52 pm, Nov 23, 2015

UNINSURED cars have been seized as part of a police operation in Stratford.

Officers from the cross border police team, the town’s Safer Neighbourhood Team and HMRC joined forces using Automatic Number Plate Recognition (ANPR) in a bid to target those committing motoring offences.

Operation Hindhead saw 23 cars pulled over at Stratford Leisure Centre on Friday (November 20). Of these, 11 vehicles were seized – three being without tax and eight drivers having no insurance.

A man was arrested for an outstanding warrant in Scotland while one car had no MOT and another had a bald tyre.

The following day (Saturday) a similar initiative – known as Operation Minto – took place in Wellesbourne with a total of 52 vehicles being pulled over by police.

One driver was taken into custody for drug driving but was subsequently released on bail pending the results of a blood test.

Three other cars were stopped for having no insurance while a further three had no tax and one was being driven without a licence.

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