The number of complaints for violating the State of Alert decree has been 175, but there have been no arrests for acts of disobedience or resistance to authority.
The mayor of Lorca, Diego José Mateos, announced this morning the destination of the collection of sanctions for those citizens who fail to comply with the State Decree of Alarm.
Mateos explained that "we are going to allocate the collection of sanctions that are brought to all those citizens who fail to comply with the State Decree of Alarm and who go out on the street without just cause to acquire medical equipment: masks, gloves, protective gowns and all those resources that our health personnel need. "
The First Councilor has detailed that "it is a decision made with the aim of fighting because health personnel, professionals from Area III of Health, from 061, 112, but also Security Forces and Bodies and all those municipal services that follow working to ensure the cleanliness, safety and care of all our neighbors in these difficult times. "
Mateos Molina has indicated that "the purpose of these sanctions has nothing to do with a collection effort since, as I say, it is going to reinvent itself in the purchase of socio-sanitary material that guarantees the safety of all those workers who are struggling to daily against Coronavirus ".
The mayor of Lorca recalled that "from this City Council we will continue working to get more protective material as we did last week with the delivery of 5,000 masks to the management of Area III as well as 061 and thanks to the work also of the Department of Health and Emergencies ".
Diego José Mateos has once again made it clear that "we are doing it well, the social conscience of this city is something that we have always displayed. The people of Lorca and Lorca have once again demonstrated that we can and, moreover, every day they acts of solidarity take place, such as altruistic donations that make all and all of the material available to them in small shops and even make masks in their own houses to dispose of machinery from our farmers and ranchers to carry out the disinfection of the streets of our districts. All this makes me feel proud, that we feel very proud to belong, to live here. "
Balance of sanctions interposed
For his part, the Councilor for Citizen Security, José Luis Ruiz Guillén, stressed that "during the first ten days of confinement, the number of people identified by the Local Police officers in our municipality was 2,375 and the number of vehicles 2,911 "controlled.
Ruiz Guillén has revealed that "the number of complaints for violating the State of Alert decree has been 175, but there have been no arrests for acts of disobedience or resistance to authority."
"In short, more than 98 percent of the population of Lorca has complied during these first days with the social confinement established with the State of Alarm decreed by the Government of the Nation and, we hope, it is one hundred percent of our neighbors and neighbors who do it during the rest of the days that are established since it is a sanitary emergency measure that fights for everyone's health and seeks to end the pandemic that is shaking the entire planet, the Coronavirus. "
Source: Ayuntamiento de Lorca