Partygoers throw bottles at police as they try to break the house party, while agents fine organizer £ 10,000 and hand out £ 200 fines to 57 others
- The organizer was fined £ 10,000 for hosting the illegal gathering in a house
- Police have issued a total of 58 fines, including 57 lump sum notices of £ 200
- Bottles were thrown to police as they attempted to break through the illegal collection
Bottles were thrown to police as they attempted to break up a 58-person house party in Kirkdale.
The organizer was fined £ 10,000 for hosting the illegal gathering in a house on Rosalind Way on Saturday, April 10.
Merseyside police were called at the address shortly before 9 p.m. where they found at least 58 people inside.
The scenes saw bottles being thrown at officers when they arrived and trying to break company, while threatened against them.
Police have issued a total of 58 fines, including 57 lump sum notices of £ 200 and a fine of £ 10,000 to the organizer for violating the coronavirus restrictions. (Pictured, Rosalind Way)
An officer was slightly injured and two men were arrested.
There was also music equipment at the party and evidence of drug use.
Police have issued a total of 58 fines, including 57 lump sum notices of £ 200 and a fine of £ 10,000 to the organizer for violating the coronavirus restrictions.
Kenneth Wilson, 39, of Wulstan Street, Kirkdale, was arrested and charged with a Section 4A offense and possession of cannabis.
He has been released on bail and will appear in court on Wednesday, April 28.
A 32-year-old Liverpool man was also arrested on suspicion of interfering with an officer in his duty and assaulting an aid worker.
He has since been released under investigation as the investigation continues.
Chief Inspector Phil Mullally said: “Incidents such as these are completely unacceptable and we will continue to take strong action against anyone who continues to violate the Covid regulations, which are in effect for the benefit of all our safety.
Despite the relaxation of some lockdown measures, the rule of six, or only meetings between two households outside, still applies, and meetings like last night’s in Kirkdale will not be tolerated under any circumstances.
An investigation is underway and you can report any matter related to Covid and current legislation to us at @MerPolCC or through the Merseyside Police website.
It’s because police had to close another rally of 34 people in Mayfair with another £ 10,000 handed out.
Police officers called to Dover Street this morning just before 1am, where they discovered a crowd of people drinking alcohol and playing music inside.
Covid-19’s rules will be relaxed starting tomorrow to reopen non-essential retailers, as well as pubs and restaurants with al fresco dining or beer gardens.
People from two different households are not allowed to meet each other indoors until the next step of the roadmap, which is scheduled for May 17, depending on the coronavirus infection rates.