Weekend of fines for boozy mass gatherings in Mallorca capital Palma

STRICTLY PROHIBITED: teens will have their fines transferred to their parents or gaurdian CREDIT: Policia de Palma Facebook @policiadepalma

IT was a weekend of fines for boozy mass gatherings in public places around Mallorca capital Palma.
Local and National Police operations on Friday and Saturday night to prevent large crowds coming together with the potential risks of Covid-19 infections resulted in the identification of more than 400 youngsters for drinking and partying in parks and industrial estates and 235 fines.
Officers also issued 63 fines for failing to comply with health safety measures by not wearing a face mask or practicing social distancing.
In addition police reported 22 individuals for possession and consumption of drugs, seven for disobedience and dirtying a public street, five for traffic offences and one for possession of a gun.

Author badge placeholder
Written by

Cathy Elelman

Cathy Elelman is the local writer for the Costa de Almeria edition of the Euro Weekly News.

Based in Mojacar for the last 21 years, Cathy is very much part of the local community and is always well and truly up on all the latest news and events going on in this region of Spain.

Her top goals are to do the best job she can informing the local English-speaking community, visitors to the area and the wider world about about the news in Almeria, to learn something new every day, and to embrace very new challenge this fast-changing world brings her way.

Share your story with us by emailing newsdesk@euroweeklynews.com, by calling +34 951 38 61 61 or by messaging our Facebook page www.facebook.com/EuroWeeklyNews