In the culminating moment, before the great New Year’s Eve scene in the area of the mass event, there was a lot of fun approx. 14 thousand people, while in the adjacent area on Równia Krupowa, an additional 25 thousand. people.
The events intensified after one o’clock, when the concert with the stars ended. Throughout the Tatra poviat from 18 to 3, the police recorded 107 different types of interventions.
“During the mass event, we did not notice any more serious events, but outside the event in the area of Krupówki and on the outskirts of the city there were numerous brawls and fights with touristswho, unfortunately, overdid with alcohol, said Roman Wieczorek, spokesman for the Zakopane police.
During one of the interventions, a policeman was injured. Until the early hours of the morning, the policemen made further interventions against drunk and aggressive New Year’s Eve people who started brawls in the center of Zakopane, but also in other towns of the Tatra poviat.
“Many people were helped by the policemen to find a place of accommodation, and in other cases they stopped them until sobering up, saving them from getting cold. Unfortunately, it was not without an overlap 21 penalty tickets, three requests for punishment to the court and the detention of several people. Suspected are, inter alia, for insulting and attacking the intervening policemen, possession of prohibited substances, drunk driving, fights and bodily injuries. Now the detainees are sober, and will soon be accused“- summed up the spokesman of the Zakopane police.
In the police operation “NEW YEAR’S EVE 2021” in Zakopane over 300 policemen from all over Małopolska were involved. The police were also supported by officers of the Railway Security Guard, fire brigades, security companies and municipal police.