Police have charged a 56-year-old adult male for violating the Nova Scotia Health Protection Act, in relation to the COVID-19 pandemic, for exceeding maximum gathering limit of 10 persons without social distancing.
On Saturday, September 26 at approximately 10:28 p.m., New Glasgow Regional Police responded to a complaint under the Liquor Control Act on Willow Avenue residence and upon investigation, the gathering exceeded the maximum gathering limit of 10 persons without social distancing.
By disregarding directives under Health Protection Act, the 56-year-old from New Glasgow was charged under Section 71(1)(b) for failing to comply to the regulations.
New Glasgow Regional Police would like to thank most residents who are adhering to the directives set forth under the Health Protection and Emergency Management Acts. But the small percentage of individuals who do not follow the directives are putting health and safety at risk.
New Glasgow Regional Police want to remind residents, in an event of an emergency dial 911 and to report any violation under the Health Protection and Emergency Management Acts dial the New Glasgow Regional Police non-emergency line by calling (902) 752-1941.