Metro Police successful over the weekend
By Khanyisa Tabata
21 September 2009
Cape Town Metro Police officers have arrested 45 drunk drivers and nabbed 18 suspects for numerous offences at the weekend.
386 traffic fines were issued of which 93 were unlicensed drivers and 72 unlicensed motor vehicles during numerous operations throughout the City.
“At a Vehicle Control Point at Lansdowne and Symphony, motor vehicles and people were searched.
“During these searches three suspects were arrested, two of them tested positive on the Morpho touch machine of which one suspect were sought for an outstanding theft case and the other one for two outstanding drunken driving cases,” Cape Town Metro Police Deputy Chief Yolanda Faro.
At the drunken driving roadblock in Nyanga, one person was also arrested for riotous behaviour and one person for possession of dagga added Faro.