Published On: Sun, Apr 22nd, 2018

Over 400 people were arrested in Cancun during “Spring break” and “Semana Santa”

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The security operation that was deployed in Cancun for the “Spring Break” and Easter holidays led to the arrest of 420 tourists, informed the authorities.

In an information card it is reported that of the total number of detainees, 389 were men and 31 were women, and that they were all referred to the Judge for various administrative offenses. It was indicated that 258 were residents, 21 national tourists and 141 foreign tourists.

This situation allowed to increase the vigilance due to the presence of people in the public beaches, in the zone of night clubs, in bus stops, as well as in the shopping areas of Cancun’s hotel zone.


It is worth mentioning that the most recurrent administrative fault was disturbing the public order under the effects of alcohol (fractions I and II) with 40% of the total number of people arrested.

Likewise, to strengthen the safety of visitors to this destination, a total of 894 vehicle inspections were carried out, of which 465 were automobile inspections in general, 223 for having smoked windows and 206 inspections to motorcycles.

Finally, the agents of the Tourist Police provided 14 assistances to motorists, attended 42 traffic accidents on the Kukulcán Boulevard, they put 2,724 binnacles in shops, as well as the third lane which was opened 18 times to speed up vehicular flow. 2 aquatic rescues were carried out as well, one to a resident and another one to a national tourist.




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