The five-day trial started last night and will remain in place until Tuesday.
The sale of four-litre Fruity Lexia and Tawny Port wines has been banned, and consumers will only be able to buy one two-litre cask each day.
Geraldton Police Station officer in charge, acting senior sergeant Stuart Gerreyn told the Geraldton Guardian “We have had an increase in violence and anti-social behaviour along the foreshore, particularly near the cinemas and the basketball court.’’
“There is no particular day of the week or time of day when this is happening; it is just basically from when the bottle shops open to when it gets dark.
“People are buying their goon bags, drinking them and going back and buying another one.”