There were 88 infringements of the bylaw on street drinking.

01-06-2018Policia Local Palma

More than forty Palma police officers took part in an operation last Thursday and Friday against so-called prostitution, street drinking and anti-social behaviour. In Playa de Palma between 10pm on Thursday and 2am on Friday, officers issued 25 "denuncias" against Nigerian women and arrested two. The arrests were for violation of immigration law and for being involved with human trafficking.

The denuncias, for which there are fines, included ones for making obscene gestures to passers-by, for disturbing pedestrians, and for "concentrating in unauthorised places and degrading the urban environment and general safety of citizens".

There was a total of 183 infractions, 88 of which were for breaking the bylaw on drinking alcohol on the public way (the "botellon"). Others were for public order offences, such as fighting, and illegal street selling. Some 1,300 items were confiscated.


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M Irving / Hace over 3 years

Time to stop pussyfooting about time to tellLooky Lookey men and their 'Ladies/Prostitutes that if arrested deportation will follow ! No appeal no fines - just deportation.


James T / Hace over 3 years

Glad to see some action, but why only 2 arrests of the muggers? I guess it's a start.


Richard / Hace over 3 years

See my comment on the other thread. I hope that I am proved wrong but I see this as a knee-jerk token response. I would love for the area to be reclaimed by decent people but I fear that I am not optimistic.


phil / Hace over 3 years

So this is Palma, over to you Calvia. It can be done!


Henry James / Hace over 3 years

It looks like the international media reaction are finally stirring your politicians into action.


Paul Hutchinson / Hace over 3 years