Police stop 40 vehicles in day of checks in Kettering

Police stopped 40 vehicles in a day of checks in Kettering yesterday.

Two motorists were reported for failing to wear seatbelts, one for using a mobile phone, and one car was seized for its owner having no insurance yesterday, July 31.

High visibility patrols were carried out acrosss the town and locally identified priorities were targeted by officers in unmarked and marked cars and motorbikes.

Following reports of a burglary in progress in Cranleigh Road, officers arrested a 25 year old man following a chase, who was taken to custody and released on bail pending further enquiries.

PC James Condon, who took part in the operation, said: “This is not the first proactive day that has been run in Kettering and it will not be the last. We want to reassure the members of public that we were out on patrol proactively targeting offences that have been identified as a priority by the community.”