COVID-19: Montreal police hand out document variety of tickets

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Montreal police reported Monday that they’d handed out extra tickets through the previous week for infractions of provincial well being laws than they’d for any week for the reason that begin of the town’s “28-day problem” in the beginning of October.

Between Nov. 2 and eight, officers handed out 179 tickets and infraction reviews, greater than thrice the quantity handed out per week earlier (58 from Oct. 26-Nov. 1) and 70 greater than the week of Oct. 12-18, a interval that up till Monday had been the division’s busiest.

This previous week was additionally outstanding as a result of regardless of handing out a document variety of tickets, the police solely visited seven bars or different licensed institutions in contrast with 351 per week earlier, suggesting many violations have been occurring in non-public residences or different clandestine venues.

Montreal police have been unable to supply a breakdown Monday on what kind of offences merited a ticket.