Area OPP Police Press Releases

Gathering In North Perth Results In Charge

(NORTH PERTH, ON) – On April 17, 2021, shortly after 12:00 p.m., members from the Perth County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a call for an unlawful public gathering on Wallace Avenue North, in the Municipality of North Perth.  

Further investigation revealed that there were people in contravention of the recently implemented “Stay at Home Order”, under the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act (EMCPA).  

As a result, a 42-year-old resident of North Perth has been charged with:  

  • Individual – fail to comply with a continued section 7.0.2 order, contrary to section 10(1) of the Reopening Ontario Act (ROA).

The OPP is requesting that members of the public voluntarily comply with the government-mandated shutdown and the Stay At Home Order. 

The OPP continues to provide public safety services to the communities we serve and supports the efforts of federal, provincial and local health authorities during the current situation involving COVID-19. We appreciate the public’s ongoing support of these measures. 

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