Police crackdown on criminals using Barnsley's roads

Two men were arrested and a total of 14 vehicles were seized as part of a crackdown on criminals travelling on the roads in Barnsley.

Thursday, 13th December 2018, 2:03 pm
Updated Friday, 14th December 2018, 7:27 am
Officers get a briefing before the operation.

A total of 55 vehicles were stopped and inspected on Tuesday as part of Operation Voyager '“ a multi-agency crime crackdown.

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Officers seized four vehicles with no insurance and 10 for traffic offences and two men '“ aged 30 and 38, both from Barnsley '“ were arrested.

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The operation was carried by South Yorkshire Police with partner agencies including VOSA, HMRC, BMBC, Immigration, Department of Working Pensions and Barnsley Warrants Officers.

Acting Sgt Darrell Needham said: 'We are pleased with the outcome of the operation and are committed to working with our partners to disrupt and deny criminals who are using the road network'.