Police, canines and video cameras for New Years eve celebration at Olas Altas


Mazatlan, Sinaloa.- Ten thousand people will go to Olas Altas to welcome 2019. 

The secretary of the City Council, Jose de Jesus Flores Segura, stressed that the operation of the Breathalyzer is suspended that day.

However, he calls on the population to take measures, and not to drive under the influence of alcohol.

The Secretary of Security, Ricardo Olivo, stressed that there will be three security rings around Olas Altas. There will be a commander, 60 preventive elements, 20 traffic officers, 20 elements of Civil Protection, 10 motorcycles, four canines and four units of Civil Protection.

Also, there will be video surveillance and checkpoints around the party area. In addition, there will be security on the beach and in search of objects that could represent a risk. These preventive actions are for the safety of the attendees of the boardwalk.

This Sunday at 5:00 p.m., the Paseo Olas Altas will be closed, from the Freeman hotel to the Carpa Olivera, to prepare the areas where the musical show’s pavilion will be installed and for the pyrotechnics party that will bid farewell to year and welcomes the new, the official added.

On Monday, December 31, the accesses to enter Olas Altas will be through the streets Rigoberto Lewis and Angel Flores.

It is intended that celebration of the end of the year, convened by the municipal authority, be family and prevail the tranquility and security. To have control, all people will be checked, in addition to packages with food and drinks.

They can introduce food, soft drinks, but in plastic containers. It is forbidden glass bottles and alcohol.

The interior will sell inexpensive intoxicating drinks by the company sponsoring the Carnival. The director of Culture, Óscar Blancarte, stressed that they will be economic prices.

After the demand for the 200 tables, which sold out immediately, 100 more were sold. The 300 tables, with 10 chairs each, will be installed from the Shield to the Venadito Monument.

Attendees, in addition to living together as a family on this important date, will enjoy the Falsa Orquesta Cubana show and the Maz Show group, from 9:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Also, a pyrotechnic show, for which a security operation has been mounted.

There will also be Civil Protection personnel to verify everything and reduce risks. There will also be two ambulances equipped and paramedics ready to take care of any emergency.

Source: El Debate

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