Several people charged during​ Wolfville​ homecoming weekend

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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/.

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