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Port A Police Department prepare for a second wave of spring breakers

Posted at 10:05 PM, Mar 17, 2019
and last updated 2019-03-17 23:03:38-04

After the spring break vacation, many families will send their kids back to school. However, lots of college students will have the upcoming week off.

That will lead the Port Aransas Police Department to prepare for the second wave of spring breakers.

For spring break, Port Aransas Police says with partnering law enforcement agencies, a total of 130 arrests have been made for the first week of spring break.

Furthermore, Port A officers say spring break 2019 was a relatively safe season.

“No major incidents, no shootings, stabbings, fatalities, which that’s all good. We want that to happen every day of the week, and of course, it’s spring break,” says Sergent Mike Hannon.

With week two of spring break, beginning officers believe this new crowd spring breakers will not be as busy as last week.

However, things could change.

Port A Police say a major factor for a safe spring break was the 6 pm drinking restriction.

Officers also say they have observed that more families have stopped by Port Aransas beaches than just students.