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Six charged under Reopening Ontario Act in Oro-Medonte

The charges stem from an investigation into a gathering at a short-term rental property
2021-05-20 OPP cruiser
Members of the Orillia detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) have again charged six individuals, under the Reopening of Ontario Act, at a short term rental property in the Township of Oro-Medonte.

On May 22, 2021, approximately 10:30 p.m., officers received information that several people had congregated at a residence on Lakeshore Road and that the gathering was believed to be in contravention of the Reopening of Ontario Act (ROA). Officers attended and identified six individuals inside the residence, all from the Toronto area, and determined that the location was a short term rental.

As a result, all six individuals were charged, by way of Provincial Offence Notices, with - Individual - fail to comply with a continued section 7.0.2 order, contrary to Section 10(1) of the Reopening of Ontario Act.

The Orillia OPP is committed to serving our province, including the Townships of Oro-Medonte, Ramara and Severn and the City of Orillia, by protecting its citizens, upholding the law and preserving public safety. If you have any information about crime in our community please contact the OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or report minor occurrences online. You can also call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or submit your information online if you have any information on this crime or any other crime. Crime Stoppers does not subscribe to call display and you will remain anonymous. Being anonymous, you will not testify in court and your information may lead to a cash reward of up to $2,000.