ONE in four motorists driving through Penryn had committed an offence, according to a police who conducting stop checks on Tuesday.
Out of 97 vehicles, 15 were found with faults ranging from bald tyres to faulty lights.
A further 16 motorists were found with offences ranging from possession of drugs, driving without insurance, MOT or a licence – and one was found to be disqualified from driving.
Falmouth officers discovered the offences during random stop checks with the help of trading standards, customs and excise and the Vehicle and Operator Services Agency.
A police spokesman said: “All in all a good days work with more operations planned.”
During the operation, 15 vehicles were found with faults ranging from bald tyres to faulty lights, three drivers had no MOT, two vehicles were seized for no insurance – and the drivers were reported – two people were found in possession of cannabis, two vehicles were running on red diesel, one motorist was disqualified from driving and another driver did not have a licence.