By Cathy Elelman • 11 August 2020 • 9:58
DEDICATED UNIT: Vera Local Police has a dedicated public safety unit focusing on preventing anti-social behaviour in the locality
CREDIT: Ayuntamiento de Vera
IT was another weekend of fines for violations of Covid-19 prevention rules in Costa Almeria resort town Vera.
Local Police issued some 80 sanctions on Saturday night and in the early hours of Sunday morning, predominantly for social gatherings with booze in public places or for failing to wear a face mask.
Officers also reportedly sanctioned two establishments for not sticking to the established closing hours.
A dedicated public safety unit of the Vera Local Police for preventing anti-social behaviour has been operating in the locality since late June.
The so-called GIV Vera Intervention Group focuses particularly on the most crowded areas, events and night-life hotspots.
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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.
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