Costa Blanca’s Alicante police stop 2,800 vehicles and fine 142 motorists in 24 hours after tightening State of Alarm controls in the run up to Easter weekend

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ALICANTE Police stopped a record 2,800 vehicles after tightening State of Alarm controls in the run up to Easter weekend, and issued 142 fines.

Motorists from Madrid, Guadalajara, Valladolid and further afield were among those breaching Covid-19 confinement measures, according to Department of Public Safety.

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Tara Rippin

Tara Rippin is a reporter for Spain’s largest English-speaking newspaper, Euro Weekly News, and is responsible for the Costa Blanca region.
She has been in journalism for more than 20 years, having worked for local newspapers in the Midlands, UK, before relocating to Spain in 1990.
Since arriving, the mother-of-one has made her home on the Costa Blanca, while spending 18 months at the EWN head office in Fuengirola on the Costa del Sol.
She loves being part of a community that has a wonderful expat and Spanish mix, and strives to bring the latest and most relevant news to EWN’s loyal and valued readers.

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