KAWARTHA LAKES-Three people in the Lindsay area have been charged under the Reopening Ontario Act.
Police say on January 10, 2021 at 1:17pm police responded a residence in Lindsay after a complaint was received that multiple individuals who did not live there were in attendance, not abiding by the COVID-19 safety regulations.
Officers attended and located multiple individuals inside who did not reside at the residence according to police. Three people were issued Provincial Offence Notices under section 10(1)(a) of the Reopening Ontario Act which carries a set fine of $880.
The Kawartha Lakes Police Service is strongly advising members of the public to educate themselves on current public health directives and COVID-19 enforcement measures, including those related to illegal gathers and associated fines.
“We must all follow the rules, it is only through compliance and cooperation that we can slow the spread of the COVID-19 virus.” said Sgt. Deb Hagarty.
For more on the people facing the charges click here:https://www.kawartha411.ca/2021/01/12/lindsay-family-charged-with-not-following-coronavirus-gathering-rules-speaks-out/