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Police detain 13 people for drinking alcohol in public in Villa Belén

Police detain 13 people for drinking alcohol in public in Villa Belén

The detention also occurred due to the violation of sanitary and administrative regulations and they were later transferred to the competent authorities.
The National Police of Panama reported on the arrest of 13 people who were apprehended for drinking alcohol on public roads in Villa Belén, Tocumen.

These young people were also arrested for violating health and administrative regulations and were later transferred to the competent authorities.

In Panama, the curfew is still maintained from 12:00 a.m. to 4:00 a.m. in which the mobilization of citizens is limited during those hours to mitigate the contagion of COVID-19 .

Commissioner Julio Wong, head of the Western Police Zone, provided details on the police actions carried out at the national level, in the last 24 hours, ensuring that 156 people were apprehended, of which 61 of these arrests were ex officio, 68 for administrative offenses, 17 for flagrante delicto, 10 people for drug trafficking; In addition, 5 firearms and recovered vehicles have been recovered.

While the Major of the National Police Elmer Martinez detailed, in addition, that in the last 24 hours the units of the National Directorate of Traffic Operations placed 1,551 infractions, among these 571 for exceeding the speed limits, 25 for proven drunkenness and 22 talking on the cell phone.

It should be added that the country in recent days has seen an increase in cases of COVID-19, which maintains the caution of the health authorities and asks the population to keep biosafety measures.
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