Police issue 10 COVID-19 infractions after responding to weapons complaint

Halifax Regional Police were called to a residence in the 100-200 block of Old Sambro Road in Halifax in the early morning hours of May 3r, regarding a weapons complaint. The incident began earlier when a report was made to police that a man was seen pointing a firearm.

No criminal charges were laid, but as a result of the investigation, it was determined that 10 people, (not all belonging to the home) were gathered and violating 71(1)(b) of the Health Protection Act. 

As a result, 10 adults were ticketed.

Halifax Regional Police is reminding everyone to follow the current public health measures related to the COVID-19 emergency. We strongly advise members of the public to continue to educate themselves on these public health directives and COVID-19 enforcement measures, including those related to illegal gatherings and associated fines, at https://novascotia.ca/coronavirus/.

Source: Information from release #notw

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