Israeli police cracks down on crime in Nazareth

During a short-term two week operation police officers apprehended weapons and egg smugglers, as well as arrested a man who threatened tourists with a toy gun.

November 3, 2017 18:51
Israeli police cracks down on crime in Nazareth

Israeli police captured unregulated eggs in Nazareth . (photo credit: POLICE SPOKESPERSON'S UNIT)


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A drunk resident of the northern Israeli city of Nazareth, which is an important tourist attraction for Christian pilgrims, was arrested by police after he assaulted and threatened tourists with a toy gun.

This is but one of the many actions taken by the police during the last two weeks to ensure that normative citizens living in Nazareth will enjoy a greater standard of safety and personal security.

36,000 smuggled eggs without sanitary approval stamps, and some with forged stamps, were caught by the police and destroyed to ensure public health.

A quarter-ton of smuggled meat was discovered in two butcher’s shops and dealt with in a similar manner.

Two hundred traffic tickets were issued during these two weeks and 30 vehicles that were illegally modified caught, two scooters that were stolen from city residents were discovered.

Two home-made rifles were discovered and their owners arrested.

The police said that will continue to conduct such short-term operations to ensure the safety of law-abiding citizens and increase the safety of the general public. 

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