Police See New Year’s Action, Despite Lockdown

By , 01 Jan 2021, 12:40 PM News
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STA, 1 January 2020 - Although there were no organised mass parties in Slovenia due to the coronavirus lockdown and curfew, New Year's Eve was busy for the police, with more than 700 officers securing law and order over the night. They processed 11 traffic accidents, 120 violations of public order and 20 criminal acts.

In 46 cases, public order and peace was violated in public places, and in 74 cases in private properties, the General Police Directorate said on Friday. Nine perpetrators have been detained.

The police dealt with three criminal acts of domestic violence, and two persons have been issued restraining orders. A majority of the detected criminal acts was related to property crime.

In the last 12 hours, the police processed 10 traffic accidents with material damage and one with serious bodily injuries.

Two drivers have been detained for driving under the influence of alcohol and four vehicles have been seized over major traffic violations. Furthermore, the police detained four persons who have crossed the border illegally.

The Maribor Police Department reported that the border police at the Gruškovje crossing with Croatia discovered last evening four citizens of Afghanistan in a semi-trailer towed by a lorry registered in Turkey.

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