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Canada Truro police ticket two dog walkers for violating emergency measures

16:07  01 april  2020
16:07  01 april  2020 Source:   cbc.ca

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Halifax Regional Police have issued their second ticket to a person caught violating regulations of the N.S. Emergency Management Act. Officers located the owner of the vehicle, a 57-year-old Dartmouth man in the park, in violation of the order.

Yes she drove there herself and was practically alone,but it was still trespassing on private provincial property while also violating the edicts put forth The issue is if there are lots of "one person" walkers in the same park. Then you have an issue like at the beaches recently. Stay the fuck at home unless

a person wearing a costume: Truro police responded to a complaint Monday night about two women violating orders under the provincial state of emergency. © Robert Short/CBC Truro police responded to a complaint Monday night about two women violating orders under the provincial state of emergency.

Police in Truro, N.S., say they have ticketed two women who used a closed soccer field to run their dogs, violating the Emergency Measures Act.

In a news release, the Truro Police Service said they received a complaint about the women on Monday evening.

Officers found them using the field, which had signs posted advising it was closed.

The women, 42 and 26, were both issued summary offence tickets, which range from $582.50 to $697.50. Truro police did not indicate the amount the women were fined.

Fredericton police prepared to arrest those violating emergency declaration order

  Fredericton police prepared to arrest those violating emergency declaration order Fredericton police officers have the authority to arrest people who violate the province's emergency declaration order, said police chief Roger Brown. "If someone is clearly going against what the chief medical officer has asked, we do have provisions in the criminal code," said Brown. "We have done our research with respect to our authorities. We do have the authority to arrest people if need be, and we are in a position to do that and we will do that if we think the situation warrants it." But Brown said officers will take a "measured approach" when dealing with people breaking their self-isolation and those refusing to practice social distancing.

The Truro Police Service say they issued a ticket to a 65 year old man after receiving several complaints that he was "blatantly disregarding self-isolation rules." A Truro man has been charged after he failed to self-isolate for 14 days after entering the province, according to police .

Several police services in Saskatchewan say they have not issued a ticket for violating the Public Health Act or Emergency Planning Act amid the COVID-19 pandemic. It added protocol is still being formalized through the province. Except in emergent or special circumstances, such as crowds over

The province declared a state of emergency on March 22, sparking the closure of many provincial and municipal parks and trails.

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Police did not issue any tickets for several days after the state of emergency came into effect, opting to first educate the public on the new self-isolation and physical distancing orders.

But Premier Stephen McNeil said on Sunday he'd asked the justice minister to order law enforcement to escalate their efforts from education to enforcement.

Police have issued a number of tickets for violations, including to people walking in closed parks.

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