24.1 C
Kawartha Lakes
Thursday, August 11, 2022
HomeNewsPeterborough Police Issued Six Coronavirus-Related Tickets Over The Weekend

Peterborough Police Issued Six Coronavirus-Related Tickets Over The Weekend

KAWARTHA LAKES-Peterborough Police Service says officers laid 6 COVID-related tickets over the weekend.

On Saturday, April 17, 2021, four tickets were laid under the Reopening Ontario Act (ROA) in relation to a protest in front of City Hall.  Two by-law tickets for Flying a Drone in a Park were issued for improper drone activity, also in connection with the protest.

Peterborough Police Service says officers continue to investigate the information from the protest and further charges may be laid under the ROA and for the drone activity.

Police say there are guidelines for operating drones.  You can find the full list of rules, regulations, and licensing here: https://tc.canada.ca/en/aviation/drone-safety

“It’s also vital that we take this pandemic seriously and do what is needed – stay home and practice public health guidelines. We thank our members for serving their community and thank you, the residents, for doing what you can, for staying home so we can get through these challenging times together.” said police in a press release.  “Please stay home and stay safe.”

 

Don't forget to sign up for our morning newsletter.

Catch up on all the local news while enjoying your coffee.

Pamela Vanmeer
Pamela Vanmeerhttps://www.kawartha411.ca/
Pamela VanMeer is a two time winner of the prestigious Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) Award. Her investigative reports on abuse in Long Term Care Homes garnered international attention for the issue and won the Ron Laidlaw Award. She is a former reporter and anchor at CHEX News, now Global Peterborough and helped launch the New CHEX Daily, a daily half hour talk show. While at CHCH News in Hamilton she covered some of the biggest news stories of the day.

Most Popular