Police in day of action to tackle drug offences and travelling criminals in South Yorkshire

A police day of action was held in South Yorkshire to tackle drug offences and to disrupt criminals using the roads.

By Claire Lewis
Thursday, 4th April 2019, 11:13 am
Updated Thursday, 4th April 2019, 11:14 am
Police officers staged a day of action in Goldthorpe, Barnsley

South Yorkshire Police and partner agencies were involved in Operation Voyager in Goldthorpe, where vehicles were stopped and checked.CRIME: No justice for Sheffield dad gunned down in drive-by shooting  Police Community Support Officers spent the day offering crime prevention advice to residents in Hoyland, Elsecar, Hemmingfield, Wombwell and Darfield as part of the operation.POLICE: Missing girl last seen in Rotherham found safe Acting Police Sergeant Rich Darby, of South Yorkshire Police, said: “Today is all about making our communities feel confident about the work that we are doing on their doorstep. “Our officers are out and about disrupting criminal gangs, gathering intelligence and working with our partners to tackle road offences. “This is very much part of what we do on a day-to-day basis however today we are pulling our resources together to focus on hot spots areas.”

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