Athens police authorities announced on Wednesday that increased patrols, in particular in the Pedio tou Areos park area, resulted in more than 6000 offenders being detained in the last seven months.
According to police the majority of offenders were connected to minor crimes with 231 arrested and 100 or so charged with drug related crimes.
The rest of the arrests relate to illegal immigrants, gun possession, theft and other crimes.
Additionally, police have confiscated 163 grams of cannabis, 125 grams of heroin, 1.5 grams of cocaine among other illegal substances. Police said they will continue the increased supervision of the area.