Toronto Police Cracked Down Hard On Illegal Parties This Week & Laid Hundreds Of Charges

They're targeting large parties at short-term rentals, closed bars and restaurants.

Toronto Police Cracked Down Hard On Illegal Parties This Week & Laid Hundreds Of Charges

Toronto police now have special enforcement teams cracking down on illegal indoor gatherings, and within the first week, they have already laid 230 charges.

A release by police issued on Friday states that the crackdown has focused on "large indoor events being held at short-term rentals, and in closed bars and restaurants."

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"We have an enforcement team in every Division across the city and officers are dispersing large gatherings daily and laying charges against those who are ignoring the emergency order," said Inspector Matt Moyer.

Since Monday, police officers have responded to 105 calls for gatherings, with most of them coming from downtown Toronto.

Fines are being given out all over the province for failure to adhere to gathering rules — earlier this month, a group of five Ontarios from different households were charged for riding in a car together.

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