Cumbria Police Rural Crime Team run checkpoint operation
Date of alert:
Tuesday, 31 October 2023
The Cumbria Police Rural Crime team has been running a checkpoint operation
This happened on Friday, October 27, and focused on the eastern borders of the county.
Dedicated patrols took part from around the county and included colleagues from the response, roads policing, and neighbourhood teams.
A spokesperson said: "In total over 30 vehicles were stopped and checked. Officers used various powers including the Poaching Prevention Act to carry out both vehicle and person searches. We also carried out consensual searches of vehicles.