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Store owner charged under non-essential ban

Web posted on March 27, 2020

On March 26th, 2020, at 9:28am, a member of the Guelph Police Service observed an adult male customer exiting a non-essential business located near the intersection of Woodlawn Road West and Woolwich Street in the City of Guelph.

At 9:29am, a traffic stop was initiated with the male as he drove away. He confirmed that the business was in fact open and providing services.

At 9:46am, police returned to the business, however the door was now locked and there was no answer at the door.

The owner of the business will be issued a summons under the Emergency Management And Civil Protection Act.

A 48 year old Maple female will be charged with Fail To Comply With An Order Made During A Declared Emergency.

She will appear in court on July 16th.