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Anti-social driving in Elgin remains a focus for community policing teams


By David Porter

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Following concerns raised by residents and a local MSP in Elgin about anti-social driving, Community Policing Teams (CPTs) alongside specialist officers from Roads Policing have said this week that they are continuing to focus attention on this issue.

Patrols have been undertaken in Elgin to deal with anti-social driving
Patrols have been undertaken in Elgin to deal with anti-social driving

Elgin CPT Inspector Neil Morrison said: “We recognise the disruption, annoyance and at times real distress that anti-social driving can cause those who are affected particularly late at night.

"A particular issue that has been highlighted has been the adaption of exhausts to increase noise within a number of vehicles.

"Several people have been charged with offences connected to this.

"I would like to make people aware that in addition to potential charges, we also have powers, in some circumstances may allow for the offending vehicle to be seized by Police.

"We want to make it clear that driving in an anti-social manner will not be tolerated by us or the local community. I urge anyone with any relevant information to contact us in order that we can ensure we can tackle this issue effectively”.

Anyone with any information or concerns regarding driving can contact Police on 101 or using the "Contact Us" form on the Police Scotland website https://www.scotland.police.uk/secureforms/contact/

Anonymous reports can be made to the independent charity Crimestoppers 0800 555 111.

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