Stop & SEARCH: 211 vehicles intercepted in second operation

Members of the Royal Antigua and Barbuda Police Force

Two hundred and eleven vehicles were intercepted and searched during a ‘Snap’ stop and search exercise, carried out by the police on Thursday 22nd July.

A combination of officers from Divisions A, B, C, and D conducted several simultaneous exercises at various parts of the island to intensify their crime-fighting and security measures.

Eighteen traffic tickets were issued to drivers for varying traffic violations, while illegal tints were removed from two vehicles, and one vehicle was impounded for unlicensed purposes.


The police also executed several search warrants during their operations and one man was taken into police custody for questioning in connection with a number of offences.


Last Friday, the police conducted a similar operation and intercepted one hundred and fifty-two vehicles.

Thirty-six traffic tickets were issued and ten vehicles impounded; while illegal tints were removed from sixteen vehicles. One person was charged with Battery on Police.

The general public is encouraged to continue to cooperate and support the efforts of the police and report all suspicious activities without delay.

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