World News – CA – Provincial Police close Wasaga Beach to non-residents




Seen here, OPP dispersed large crowds in Wasaga Beach, Ontario on Saturday, September 26, 2020

On Saturday evening, Provincial Police said they blocked non-residents from entering the town of Wasaga Beach after hundreds gathered over the weekend for a large unauthorized car rally

Hundreds of vintage and modified cars drove through the city over the weekend and on Saturday night police said the crowds were nearly impossible to contain

Police say they have put in place spot checks on roads leading to the city and dismissed anyone who did not have a local address

Meanwhile, inside the town, officers attempted to break through the crowds, in cruisers and on foot OPP Sgt Jason Folz said the officers had non-lethal weapons, which fire large plastic bullets. , and are often used to control crowds It is not known if some have been fired

Ahead of the weekend rally, Folz says the OPP has enlisted municipal partners in York and Peel regions to assist The city has installed new speed bumps in municipal parking lots , in the hope that drivers wouldn’t risk scratching the bottom of their cars

Folz could not confirm when non-residents will be allowed to return, but said Sunday was possible

Wasaga Beach, Rally, OPP

News from the world – CA – OPP shutting down Wasaga Beach to non-residents


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