Toronto police laid more than 220 charges related to emergency orders over weekend
May 4, 2021 By Canadian Press
The force’s interim chief provided an update on the enforcement efforts in a tweet Monday night.
James Ramer says the charges include criminal ones, but gave no further details.
Last Friday, police said they had laid 230 charges related to the pandemic rules in about a week.
They said enforcement is focusing largely on big indoor events held in short-term rentals as well as shuttered bars and restaurants.
Police said more gatherings are being reported in the downtown area, but officers are responding to calls across the city.
This report by The Canadian Press was first published May 4, 2021.
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