03/12/2023 – A man dressed up as Santa Klaus has been arrested by the police, in Vila Matias, Centre Santos. During a patrol, the officers noticed the stressed attitude of the man. They decided then to control him and found a knife and cash in his backpack. When the cops verified his documents in their system, they perceived the man is a fugitive from the State Penitentiary of Guareí, interior SP, since 2018. He was detained for robbery with homicide.
06/12/2023 – After the loss of the match and their downgrade to 2nd division, FC Santos supporters rioted with violence in and outside the stadium in Vila Belmiro, Centre Santos. The supporters organized themselves to confront the police just after the match, in the stadium, throwing bottles, stones, and fireworks. The mounted police responded with pepper gas and flash bang bombs. Outside the stadium, the supporters burned 6 buses and a few cars, inclusive the car of a player. 11 police officers were wounded. Nobody has been arrested.