In the framework of Operation Active Safety, the Public Security Police (PSP) detained 124 people, 74 for driving with excess alcohol, 13 for lack of legal authority for driving, 10 for warrant of arrest, nine for disobedience, six for drug trafficking, four for illegal gun possession, three for illegally being in the country, two for theft, one for aggression and two for other situations. The PSP seized four bladed weapons.
A total of 1042 administrative offense notices were issued for offenses under the Highway Code and complementary legislation and 51 administrative offense notices for other offenses.
Held between 07:00 on 23 September and 07:00 on the 24th, this operation focus police reinforcements at areas where there was a high level of travellers, particularly in public transport interfaces and adjacent car parks, in order to ensure safety of citizens in their daily commuting and, simultaneously, to deter theft, robbery, vandalism or other crimes
In a coordinated action, which mobilized hundreds of police officers, all of the country’s commands were also checked and controlled conditions of sale and consumption of alcoholic beverages to minors. A total of five cases were detected of administrative offenses.