Crime
Still many curfew violators over weekend
Over the weekend there have been many violations of curfew regulations, around 1000 cases, the Chief of State Police Armands Ruks told Latvian Television January 18.
House parties are currently a great risk, say police
The Rīga Municipal Police (RPP) have started a total of 153 administrative infringement proceedings in relation to the alleged failure to comply with COVID-19 restrictions, RPP Chief Juris Lūkass said at a press conference December 8.
Police log more than 1,000 instances of breaking pandemic regulations
Latvian State Police said December 7 that in the month since the declaration of the latest state of emergency, the State Police has initiated a total of 1,168 administrative violation proceedings, for failures in compliance with epidemiological safety measures to limit the spread of Covid-19 infection.
Ventspils' mask-free sanctioned mayor joyfully leads Xmas gathering
Aivars Lembergs, the Latvian politician described by the U.S. Treasury as a corrupt oligarch and subjected to sanctions as a result, made himself even more controversial November 28 by leading a mass advent gathering in the town he has run for more than two decades, without wearing a mask.

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