**** RCMP Media Release
Several people charged during Wolfville homecoming weekend
Kings District RCMP have charged a number of individuals over the homecoming weekend in the Town of Wolfville. Police continue to provide enforcement to address ongoing concerns related to partying, noise, liquor and Health Protection Act violations.
On October 15, Kings District RCMP responded to a call about a large gathering on Prospect St. and charged five adults under Section 23(b) of the Emergency Management Act for failing to comply with direction, order or requirement. The fine amount is $697.50. One of the individuals is also facing a charge for occupier allowing or permitting activity prohibited by subsection 4(4) in dwelling unit. This charge is Section 4(5) in the Wolfville Prevention of Excessive Noise By-law and carries a $352.50 fine.
On October 16 and 17, Kings District RCMP issued 14 Summary Offence Tickets under the Provincial Liquor Control Act for Illegal Possession of Liquor under Section 78(2). Three adults from Nova Scotia also received fines under the Provincial Health Act, two under section 23(a) of the Emergency Management Act for failing to comply with the Act/any regulations which has a fine of $582.50 and one under Section 71(1)(b) of the Health Protection Act for failing to comply with Part I of Act or Regulations, a fine of $1,000.
Kings District RCMP is reminding everyone to follow all Public Health orders, Provincial legislation and Town bylaws. We all need to do our part to reduce the spread of COVID-19. The RCMP thanks Nova Scotians for their continued support and to the vast majority who are adhering to the directives outlined by the provincial government. For more information, visit: https://novascotia.ca/coronavirus/.