The Government Delegation in the Valencian Community, at 12:30 pm on January 30, 2021, reported on incidents related to the perimeter closure of cities with more than 50,000 inhabitants. Thus, the State Security Forces and Bodies in the Valencian Community have taken up the controls early in the morning of this Saturday to seal the cities with more than 50,000 inhabitants. At some points, vehicle crowds and traffic jams, but at the moment police action is being developed with absolute normality. For its part, DGT reports that there have been no complications on interurban roads.
Most of the displacements controlled so far were justified by leaving work and returning home. In general, citizens have shown collaboration with the agents and there have been no notable incidents. Torrent has been one of the confined cities that has registered the most mobility during the early hours of this Saturday. At 11:00 hours they had already interposed 18 proposed sanctions.
In San Vicente del Raspeig, Torrevieja and rural areas of Alicante, Elche and Orihuela, the Civil Guard deployed 38 devices for verifying people and vehicles, having controlled 2,888 vehicles and 3,542 people, proceeding to impose 13 complaints. In Elche, the FFCCS verified breaches on the Balsares-Altet highway, trying to leave for Santa Pola. Little influx of people on the beaches of Alicante and San Juan yesterday. In the rest of the cities, no notable incidents were detected by the FFCCS.
Only in the province of Valencia, the National Police has registered 153 proposals for sanctions for not wearing a mask and 297 for the organization of bottles. During traffic controls, penalties for possession of narcotic substances or weapons have also been proposed. In the last few hours, the Police have detected large bottles in cities such as Gandía, Torrent, València, Sagunt or Burjassot. There have been no detainees in the province of Valencia. During the afternoon of yesterday, the Police reordered traffic in places near hospitals in the city of Valencia so as not to interrupt urgent ambulance services.
At the regional level, the number of sanctions proposed by the National Police from 3:00 p.m. yesterday due to perimeter closure and mobility restrictions (does not include masks) amounted to 580. By provinces, 220 correspond to Alicante, 310 to Valencia and 50 to Castellón.
Meanwhile, the Civil Guard has imposed 80 sanction proposals for minor offenses in the Valencian Community. In many other cases, drivers have been instructed to turn around as their city is sealed. Without notable incidents and the Armed Institute highlights the collaboration of the Valencian population.
Throughout the weekend, more than 10,000 agents of the FFCCS will be on alert to ensure compliance with the measures in the Valencian Community and to reinforce controls if necessary. Two Civil Guard and National Police helicopters have been deployed, as well as drones to inspect the coast, according to the Government Delegation in the Valencian Community.
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