Police and customs as well as law enforcement officers from the district and city administrations examined several bars in Schönebeck (Salzland district) at the same time. According to a joint statement by the authorities, five addresses were checked on Saturday night. The emergency services were primarily concerned with possible undeclared work, violations of the law on the protection of restaurants, youth and non-smokers, as well as commercial and food law. According to the information, a total of 38 guests were checked in the bars, and there were no arrests.
Several violations were found, such as an unauthorized slot machine. Appropriate procedures have been initiated, it said. A small amount of drugs was found at the counter in one of the properties, but could not be assigned to any guest. In addition, a document was secured because of suspected counterfeiting features, it said.