Tests for crime prevention in the Ionian Islands

IONIAN ISLANDS JOURNALISTS INFORMATION OFFICE

Corfu, April 10, 2022

PRESS RELEASE

Tests for crime prevention in the Ionian Islands

During the checks, 25 people were arrested for various offenses

-221- violations of the Road Traffic Code were confirmed

Intensive police checks by the Services of the General Regional Police Directorate of the Ionian Islands are carried out on a regular basis to prevent delinquent actions in the Ionian Islands.

Specifically, by police officers of the Corfu, Zakynthos, Kefalonia and Lefkada Police Directorates, from 18:00 on 09.04.2022 to 02:00 on 10.04.2022 , successive police checks were carried out for:

  • the prevention of theft and burglary,
  • dealing with dangerous driving behaviors,
  • dealing with infringements related to the operation of health stores
  • the prevention of drug trafficking and
  • the legislation on aliens.

The checks resulted in the arrest of a total of -25- people (-13- locals and -12- foreigners), of whom, -16- in Zakynthos, -4- in Kefalonia, -3- in Corfu and -2- in Lefkada.

The arrests concerned:

· -15- for deprivation of driving license

  • – 5- for deprivation of a health certificate
  • -2- for intoxication
  • – 1- about weapons
  • -1- for illegal stay in Chora and
  • -1- for by-trade

During the inspections for the prevention of dangerous driving behaviors, a total of -221 violations of the Traffic Code were confirmed, including:

  • – 12- for intoxication
  • -46- for speed
  • -14- for seat belt
  • -29- for protective helmet
  • – 1- for mobile phone use while driving
  • -1- for violating a red light
  • – 23- for deprivation of driving license
  • -4- for insurance policy and
  • -4- for KTEO

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