Four road offenders have been detained in the last three days in the Haskovo region, the Regional Directorate of the Ministry of Internal Affairs announced.
On 09/05/22, at around 03:00 a.m., at the intersection of “Kartechar” and “Edinstvo” streets in Haskovo, a Volkswagen Polo car driven by an underage and unlicensed driver, namely a 17-year-old boy from the Haskovo village of Malevo. When the driver was tested with a breathalyzer, it was found that he was driving with a breath alcohol level of 1.04. After a conversation with the young man, he stated that he stole the car from a street in the village of Malevo, which was left unlocked and the keys were in the compartment. The vehicle was returned to the owner.
On 09/02/2022, at around 11:10 a.m., in the village of Bolyarski Izvor, employees of the Harmanli District Administration stopped for inspection a Zongshen brand motorcycle without a registration plate, driven by an incompetent 17-year-old boy from the village. Upon investigation, it was found that he was driving the motor vehicle without a license. When a reference was made by the frame number of the motor vehicle, it was found that it was not registered in the proper order.
On 09/03/2022, at around 1:45 a.m., on “Bulgaria” Boulevard in Haskovo, officers of the “Road Police” sector stopped for inspection a BMW X5 car driven by a 44-year-old man from the city. During a drug check, it was found that the driver was driving the car after consuming alcohol – 1.63 per thousand. The same refused a blood sample for chemical analysis.
On 09/04/2022, around 4:45 a.m., a Volkswagen Passat car driven by a 23-year-old man from the city was stopped for inspection in Simeonovgrad. The driver was tested for the use of alcohol with a breathalyzer, which recorded a reading of 1.70 per mille in exhaled air. Upon checking the person and with a drug test, he reported the presence of methamphetamine. He agreed to give blood and urine for chemical analysis.
In all four cases, pre-trial proceedings were initiated, and the offenders were detained for up to 24 hours.