Posted February 22, 2021 7:53 pm
Surrey RCMP said they issued thousands of dollars in fines to people found gambling at a local business in violation of COVID-19 rules.
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RCMP said multiple people were spotted leaving through the back door of a business in the 13500-block of 105A Avenue on Thursday night as officers knocked on the front door. Trending Stories
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Officers found people without masks playing cards inside the business, which was closed to the public at the time.RCMP said they handed out more than $5,000 in fines. Thirteen people were issued $230 tickets for attending an event that did not comply with health orders while the host received a $2,300 fine. [ Sign up for our Health IQ newsletter for the latest coronavirus updates ]
Surrey RCMP spokesperson Sgt. Elenore Sturko called the business a “full house” of non-compliant people.— With files from The Canadian Press
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