Police make four arrests in operation

FOUR people have been arrested and nine vehicles seized as part of a Herts Police operation to tackle criminals and illegal drivers in Stevenage. The Operation Sentinel Intercept Team, which uses Automatic Number Plate Recognition (ANPR) technology to ide

FOUR people have been arrested and nine vehicles seized as part of a Herts Police operation to tackle criminals and illegal drivers in Stevenage.

The Operation Sentinel Intercept Team, which uses Automatic Number Plate Recognition (ANPR) technology to identify vehicles, was out in force in Stevenage on Tuesday.

A 44-year-old man from Stevenage was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol, and driving without a licence or insurance. He has been bailed until tomorrow (Friday).

A 39-year-old man from Stevenage was arrested on suspicion of immigration offences and is being transferred to the immigration authorities.


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Rajinder Singh, 36, from Woodstock Road in Bedford, was arrested and charged with driving whilst disqualified, driving without insurance, and obstructing a police officer.

Meto Alomaja, 32, of The Chilterns in Stevenage, was arrested and charged with driving without insurance, and driving otherwise than in accordance with a licence. She is due to appear at Stevenage Magistrates Court on October 28.

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A total of 19 fixed penalty notices were also issued as part of the operation.

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