Derbyshire Roads Policing Unit stop burglar in Owler Bar on busy night

The Derbyshire Roads Policing Unit reported a busy night shift on Friday, August 24.

Saturday, 25th August 2018, 10:47 am
Updated Saturday, 25th August 2018, 12:15 pm
Derbyshire Roads Policing Unit recovered a stolen Vauxhall Corsa during a stop in Owler Bar.
Derbyshire Roads Policing Unit recovered a stolen Vauxhall Corsa during a stop in Owler Bar.

In one incident in Owler Bar, they pulled over a Vauxhall Corsa stolen two hours earlier during a buglary in Sheffield. The driver was arrested.

A police spokesman said: “The drunk burgling driver had a bad temper and was not happy at being caught so he tried fighting us.”

Earlier in the evening, an Audi TT was stopped near Junction 34 of the M1 as it was found to have cloned registration plates with assistance from South Yorkshire Police.

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Derbyshire Roads Policing Unit stopped this car on the M1 on Friday, August 24, after it was found to be uninsured and out of MOT.

A third car was also stopped on the M1 as its MOT had expired in July and it was uninsured.

The police spokesman said: “At least the walk to the services to arrange a lift home was short.”

Derbyshire Roads Policing Unit stopped an Audi TT on the M1 on Friday, August 24, as it was being driven with cloned plates by a disqualified driver.