Romanian policemen tracked down this week on Romania’s territory a number of 129 persons reported in the Schengen Information System and enforced nine European arrest warrants.
“Romanian policemen and partners on the territory of Schengen member states over the past week tracked down 207 persons, 63 motor vehicles, 16 documents, 4 licence plates and 7 vehicle registration certificates, making the object of some notifications introduced in the Schengen Information System. Following the additional information exchange through the SIRENE Bureau within the International Police Cooperation Centre – the Romanian Police Inspectorate General [IGPR], in the period Aug 7-14, on Romania’s territory were tracked down 129 persons making the object of some SIS notifications [Schengen Information System],” shows an IGPR release sent to Agerpres on Sunday.
According to the cited source, the Romanian policemen enforced nine European arrest warrants, tracked down 79 persons who were sought to be part of a judicial procedure and four persons who were reported as missing by the partners in the Schengen states.
“Moreover, a number of 23 motor vehicles were identified on Romania’s territory, which the partners in the Schengen area were seeking to confiscate or to use as evidence in criminal procedures, with 11 documents, 4 license plates and 6 vehicle registration certificates reported by the member states having been held. At the same time, 78 persons sought by the Romanian authorities were identified by the foreign partners on their territory, following the information exchange through the SIRENE Bureau within the International Police Cooperation Centre – the Romanian Police Inspectorate General,” IGPR also informs.
Out of the 78 persons, 32 were sought by the Romanian Police based on some European arrest warrants, 16 were sought to participate in a legal procedure and three persons were reported missing by the Romanian authorities.
The partners in the member states identified four motor vehicles, five documents and one registration certificate reported, which will be subject to confiscation or used as evidence within criminal procedures, the release also reads.