Operation Silver stops drink-drivers and finds drugs
A recent two-week traffic operation across the Pilbara resulted in 16 arrests and eight summons to court.
Operation Silver ran from August 17-31 and involved every police office in the region.
Some 4117 vehicles were stopped, with five motorists testing positive for driving under the influence of alcohol.
There were 11 positive drug swipes from 135 drivers tested.
Police conducted 74 “quality” vehicle stops which involved going through cars carefully and drug dog Titan hit paydirt on eight occasions, finding MDMA, methamphetamine and cannabis.