Monthly activity of Ionian Islands police services including 31 arrests in Kefalonia


Corfu, 6 February 2020


Monthly activity of the police services of the Ionian Islands

A total of (389) persons were arrested and (76) cases involving aliens trafficking, theft and burglary, drug trafficking and possession, and other offenses were settled.

In the context of the continuous information of the citizens on the results of the police response, the services of the General Regional Police Directorate of the Ionian Islands, for the period January 2020, publicize all the arrests and exhumations in Corfu, Zakynthos, Zakynthos and Lefkada as well as the most important cases employed by the police.


1. A total of 389 individuals were arrested, of which 274 were in Corfu, (62) in Zakynthos, (31) in Kefalonia and (22) in Lefkada.

These arrests include (1) trafficking of aliens, (25) burglary, (26) trafficking and possession of narcotics, and (43) arrests of illegal aliens.

2. A total of (76) cases were resolved, distinguishing them from:

  • (1) alien trafficking case
  • (27) cases of theft and burglary
  • (25) drug trafficking and possession cases; and
  • (23) for other offenses

3. In the course of investigating the cases occupied by the police services, several items were seized from them :

Cocaine 60.4 grams
Amount of money 4,204 euros
Cartridges 60

Indicatively, the cases that were solved during the period considered include:

  • Arrest of a citizen in Cephalonia on 16-01-2020 because of a European arrest warrant pending against him
  • The arrest of a national, on 20-01-2020 , for trafficking cocaine in Corfu
  • On 21-01-2020 , nine (9) cases of car violations and one attempt in Zakynthos were resolved
  • Arrest, 30-01-2020 , 20-year-old trafficker for the illegal transfer of four foreigners to Lefkada

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