Strathroy-Caradoc police allege four people are each facing a hefty fine after an anti-lockdown protest took space in Strathroy, Ont., Saturday.
Officers allege around 80 to 100 people gathered in downtown to protest. They are saying many were no longer wearing masks or social distancing.
When requested to leave, police allege some demonstrators left while others refused.
In consequence, four people were charged and fined below the Reopening Act and each face a fine of $880.
Police allege a charge of pointless noise changed into as soon as moreover laid.
Saturday’s anti-lockdown protest came two days after a limited protest took space in Strathroy.
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Police allege on April 15, around 20 people gathered but dispersed within minutes after police requested them to leave. No charges were laid.
“Strathroy-Caradoc Police respect the upright of all Canadians to behavior still protests, (but) as a result of the provincial lockdown ‘Finish-At-Home’ protest, (these) protests are prohibited (to) develop certain all people remains wholesome and stable,” read a free up from police.
Police allege investigations are ongoing.
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