In the month of July, a total of 12 arrests have been made, including one for sexual assault, two for gender-based violence, two for violation of the Aliens Act and one for breach of sentence.
The Councilor for Citizen Security of Lorca, José Luis Ruiz Guillén, along with the Chief of Local Police of Lorca, José Antonio Sansegundo, took stock this morning of the actions that the Local Police have carried out in what we have been in July.
Ruiz Guillén has indicated that one of the first measures adopted by the new Government Team has been to strengthen the police presence in the different districts of the municipal district with the aim of increasing the security of all these neighbors of Lorca.
The mayor of Public Safety has recalled that "since last July 1 and until September 15 is underway the Comprehensive Plan for the prevention of criminal acts in the municipality of Lorca that is developed in the urban area, in collaboration with the National Police Corps and which in turn is divided into three zones: the first delimited by the old town and urban center of the city, the second by the Barrio de San José, Alfonso X, La Viña, San Antonio, San Fernando, Sutullena and the Casas del Banco; and the third delimited by the neighborhoods of San Cristóbal, San Diego and Apolonia. "
Specifically, Ruiz Guillén explained that "the presence of police officers is increased, in collaboration and coordination with the Civil Guard, from the districts of the east valley from the old road from Águilas to La Hoya, those from the west, Almendricos, La Torrecilla and the industrial estates of Saprelorca and Los Peñones, in the north, including the industrial estate of Serrata and del Sur, with Morata, Ramonete, Garrobillo, Campo López and the Puntarrón. "
The Councilor for Citizen Security has detailed that "in terms of detentions, until last Sunday, July 21, a total of 12 have been made, of which one stands out for sexual assault, two for gender-based violence, another two for violation of the Aliens Law and one for breach of sentence. And, in the accident section, to date, in July, there have been 19 accidents, and four of them were injured. "
In addition, "among the 17 recorded crimes, there are also several robberies, one occurred on Sunday, July 7, in an establishment on the road to Granada, on Wednesday, July 17, theft of copper in the hamlet of La Hoya and another in a housing in La Campana this past Saturday, July 21, "listed the Edil.
José Luis Ruiz Guillen has reported that "in relation to breathalyzer controls, during these three weeks, there have been 10 positives in the different controls that the Police have carried out, the majority being recorded between Friday, Saturday and Sunday and A total of 52 aids have also been carried out, of which 20 correspond to people in a state of drunkenness, since Police are also conducting surveillance and prevention devices on public roads in the urban center, up to a total of 117 and 25 in the districts. "
The Councilor for Citizen Security recalled that "this Plan entails an increase in police presence throughout the municipality, with more uniformed patrols for surveillance; advice, prevention and reaction before the commission of crimes; surveillance in public events where there is a large concentration of people with holiday motives to avoid alterations of public order, possible retail sale of narcotic or similar substances including, also, vehicle and people controls in the urban area and in the districts in order to prevent and avoid criminal acts , in addition to direct contact with those responsible for hospitality, catering, shops and neighbors to gather information of interest and show the measures to be applied for the prevention and detection of any crime. "
Ruiz Guillén explained that "the substantial increase in security levels throughout the municipality of Lorca also goes through the special surveillance of isolated or dispersed housing, agricultural or livestock facilities and in polygons and industrial areas, especially at night, with direct contact with those responsible for security of these facilities; patrols also in recreational and sports areas of schools, social premises and parks to avoid acts of vandalism and damage to urban furniture and commercial areas, markets to prevent the sale of counterfeit products, in areas of costs to avoid possible thefts or robberies, in addition to the surveillance for the prevention of illegal occupations of houses ".
To maintain order and ensure the tranquility of all the residents of Lorca, regardless of whether they reside in the urban area of â€‹â€‹the city or in any of the districts, from the Department of Citizen Security an appeal is made to all inhabitants to that warn the Police, share any data that they have or warn of the presence of suspicious people or vehicles in the area, "since it is essential when it comes to preventing criminal acts, especially in these months in the many enjoy their vacation out of town. "
Safety advice on homes and on public roads
Close the windows whenever we leave home and make sure the garage door is closed when entering or leaving.
Do not leave evidence that the house is empty and provide a contact phone where you can reach if something happens.
Write down the brand, model and serial or manufacturing number of valuables to be able to identify them in case of theft.
If you arrive home and find the forced door, do not enter to avoid possible fingerprints.
Change the lock whenever we settle in a new home or if you have renovated your home and a worker has had access to it.
Ask the telephone, gas, electricity or water technical personnel for identification at all times and, if you are not confident, contact the service management company.
Consult with a specialized establishment the installation of alarms, as well as video intercom to improve the security of the building.
Notify the Police if we detect anything strange in a neighbor's house.
Do not transit through lonely or dimly lit places.
Do not use ATMs if there are suspicious people around.
Keep track of the bag or our belongings when shopping.
Source: Ayuntamiento de Lorca