Police in Melitopol wants to ban sale of alcohol from 20.00

Полиция в Мелитополе хочет запретить продавать алкоголь с 20.00

Melitopol police propose to restrict the sale of alcohol from 20.00 to 07.00. It is, in the opinion of the head of the Melitopol police Department Vladimir Bondarenko, will reduce crime in the city. Such a proposal he made in the report for the past year.

In Melitopol the number of crimes happening on the streets. For example, in 2018 it was 75 hooliganism, 60 of which relates to disorderly conduct. At the same time, police managed to establish, only 12 offenders, and to detain and even less – only 2. Meanwhile, law enforcers were able to create a portrait of a typical bully. Young people aged 18-38 years, who are not working, previously brought to justice and abuse alcohol or drugs.

Most often, as indicated in the report Vladimir Bondarenko, the crime occur in a dimly lit parts of the street of Heroes of Ukraine, Intercultural, University, Alexander Nevsky and in the Central market area. Among dangerous places also St. Brive-La-Gaillarde, PR 50 years of Victory, and Mr. Philibert gardens. The victims of bullies, according to the chief of police, become the townspeople in a state of alcoholic intoxication, those who move on their own in the dark in a poorly lit area and those who accidentally showed money or expensive things.

In order to reduce crime, the police intend to increase patrols, restore lighting in hazardous areas, to carry out preventive work and to limit the sale of alcohol from 20.00 to 7.00.