Vehicles stopped and seized in Barnsley as part of Operation Voyager

Date published: 02 July 2019 09:54
Dated: 13 December 2018 14:15:07

Fifty-five vehicles were stopped and inspected yesterday (Tuesday 11 December) as part of a crackdown to disrupt criminals travelling on the roads in Barnsley.

Officers seized four vehicles with no insurance and seized ten vehicles for traffic offences as part of Operation Voyager – a multi-agency crime crackdown.

Two men aged 30 and 38 from Barnsley were arrested from breach of a court order and failing to appear for a drugs offence.

During the operation, officers worked with partner agencies including VOSA, HMRC, BMBC, Immigration, Department of Working Pensions and Barnsley Warrants Officers.

Running the operation, Acting Sergeant 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”.

Further results from the operation included:

  • One vehicle seized for environmental offences
  • One man reported for immigration offences
  • Two vehicles reported for using red diesel
  • Five fixed penalty notices for environmental offences
  • Eight follow up DWP investigations
  • Nine VOSA vehicle prohibitions
Op Voyager briefing

Op Voyager briefing

Vehicle stopped by Op Voyager

Vehicle stopped by Op Voyager

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