Driver arrested as part of crime crackdown on Exmoor roads to tackle thieves and poachers
Date of alert:
Thursday, 16 February 2023
Avon & Somerset Constabulary
A driver arrested on Exmoor for failing to stop for police was found with stolen goods and tested positive for drug-driving.
The arrest took place during a joint police operation to tackle cross-border crime and tackle concerns over drink-driving, theft of farm machinery and deer poaching.
Officers from Devon and Cornwall Police joined colleagues from Avon and Somerset for the campaign called Operation Landlike.