Published On: Thu, Mar 19th, 2015

25 fines and four arrests during traffic checkpoints

police checkpointsWILLEMSTAD - Police have conducted several traffic checkpoints yesterday. On the Fokkerweg in Salina 25 motorists were fined. At Berg Altena two arrests were made. A person was found to have no residence permit. The other suspect had drugs in his pocket.

The fines were mostly because of driving without a seatbelt, driving without a valid driver’s license and vehicle documents.

General checkpoints also were conducted in Monte Carmelo, Kanga, Cabo Verde and the Lagoweg, Berkelstraat and Lawaweg. In addition, two more people were arrested; an undocumented woman and man violating the Opium Act. A total of 109 vehicles were checked yesterday, 28 people searched and three cars seized.

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