Police promise tough action after rise in illegal Derbyshire car meets – warning that vehicles will be seized

Officers have warned those who attend car meets in Derbyshire that they are ready to tackle the events – and will seize vehicles being driven anti-socially.

Tuesday, 7th June 2022, 10:32 am
Updated Tuesday, 7th June 2022, 10:33 am

The Tibshelf Safer Neighbourhood Team have been made aware that car meets are occurring on the A617 at Doe Lea.

A spokesperson said: “Please be warned that, should vehicles be seen/found to be driving in an anti-social manner that is likely to cause alarm and/or distress to the local residents, then warnings will be given and cars may be seized.”

Members of the public were also encouraged to report car meets to Derbyshire Police using any of the below methods:

Anyone who witnesses a car meet is asked to get in touch with the police.

Facebook – send a private message to /DerbyshireConstabulary

Twitter – direct message the force’s contact centre on @DerPolContact

Website – complete the online contact form

Phone – call 101

You can also anonymously contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.