Ontario Provincial Police Stepping Up Law Enforcement in Wasaga Beach

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The Ontario Provincial Police have patrolled ships, ATVs, on foot and in vehicles in high density locations

PRESS RELEASE
PROVINCIAL ONTARIO POLICE
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WASAGA BEACH – The Huronia West Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), in partnership with Ontario Parks, has significantly increased its presence and enforcement in Wasaga Beach to ensure continued public safety with the increase in the number of visitors to the area.

Members of the Emergency Response Team (ERT), Snowmobile ATV & Vessel Enforcement (SAVE), Central Region Traffic Unit, Support Unit Command Post mobile (MSU), the OPP Aviation Services helicopter, as well as uniformed officers are the additional resources brought in to support the West Huronia Detachment.

From Friday, June 18, 2021 through Sunday, June 20, 2021, officers worked together to provide a wide range of applications, including ship, ATV, patrol vehicle and foot patrols in identified high density locations. .

The results of the application are as follows:

  • Liquor License Act – 114
  • Rules of the road – 49
  • Other provincial offenses – 31
  • Maritime charges – 12

Three incidents of young children who had been separated from their parents were also quickly resolved by officers on general patrol before a call for service. In all incidents, the children were reunited with their parents in good health.

Visitors and local residents can expect to continue to see a high police presence during the rest of the summer, particularly on weekends. Members of the public are urged to report any suspicious or illegal activity by calling the Ontario Provincial Police at 1-888-310-1122

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