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WATCH: Results of major policing operation revealed

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Published by Sarah Yeoman at 3:55pm 10th August 2018

The results are in after a major roads policing operation in Cornwall.

Allied Wolf is designed to help keep Newquay's Boardmasters festival safe.

Officers have been carrying out stop-checks to curb things like drink-driving and using your phone behind the wheel.

They have also been trying to prevent drug dealers from coming down to Cornwall by intercepting them in London.

Officers say the joint campaign is all about disrupting any criminal activity and keeping Cornwall safe.

Scroll down to see the results...

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Some of the results of Operation Allied Wolf

Day 1

  • 1 arrest for possession of cannabis
  • 1 arrest for positive drugs wipe
  • 1 arrest of a male wanted for numerous offences
  • 3 prohibitions - vehicles driven in dangerous condition taken off road
  • 6 vehicles with no MOT
  • 3 construction and use warnings (condition or alteration of vehicle)
  • 2 cannabis warning
  • 1 cannabis reported for possession
  • 1 red diesel (HMRC)
  • 15 Officer Seen Conditional Offers (fixed penalties)
  • 1 negative breath test
  • 2 negative drugs wipes
  • 1 dangerous condition
  • 12 with no insurance – three of which were seized
  • 4 with no tax – one of which seized
  • 1 excess speed
  • 1 occupants of vehicle sought re-safety camera offences
  • 1 using mobile phone handheld while driving

Day 2

  • 17 Officer Seen Conditional Offers (fixed penalties)
  • 8 vehicles seized for having no license
  • 2 not using seatbelts (including children not restrained)
  • 9 no insurance
  • 3 no tax
  • 2 no driving licence
  • 2 arrests for positive breath test and positive drugs wipe
  • 5 prohibitions -- vehicles driven in dangerous condition taken off road
  • 2 using a mobile phone handheld
  • 5 with no MOT
  • 29 vehicles were clamped at the road side, eight of which paid penalty and released
  • 1 vehicle instantly lifted and removed
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Police officers in London stopping potential drug dealers coming to Cornwall

Other offences were dealt with including having an excess tint on windows, registration plate not conforming and no tax. Eye sight checks were also completed.

Three officers from Cornwall joined officers from British Transport Police and the Metropolitan Police in checking festival goers onto the specially organised trains from London.

28 stop checks were conducted, three arrests were made and one person was reported for cannabis possession. The operation was part of Devon & Cornwall Police efforts to disrupt drug dealers and organised criminals traveling into Cornwall.

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