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More than 20 vehicles taken off the road following police operation in Daventry area

April 21, 2017

More than 20 vehicles have been taken off the road following a police operation in the Daventry area.

Wednesday's day of action saw police carry out 157 PNC vehicle checks and a similar number of driving licence and person checks. 

In addition, 41 traffic offences were identified and dealt with and a total of 21 vehicles seized. 

One of these included a stolen vehicle from a car key burglary in the Thames Valley Police area.

A total of three people were arrested, including one for burglary and another for possession of class B drugs and drug driving.

The operation, which ran between 8am and 8pm, was supported by Special Constables as well as officials from Northampton Borough Council's taxi licensing department. 

A total of 16 private hire vehicles were checked and five of these were found to have serious defects.

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