Richmond RCMP officers have been saved busy over the weekend as individuals continued to host karaoke events, in violation of provincial well being orders.
Police mentioned they have been referred to as to a karaoke bar close to the Aberdeen Sq. Mall within the 4000-block of No. 3 Highway at roughly 1 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 13.
In whole, 34 workers and patrons have been inside and have been all issued violation tickets of $230 every. The supervisor was given a $2,300 ticket, police mentioned.
Then, at roughly 2 a.m. on Sunday, officers have been referred to as to a industrial constructing within the 2600-block of Shell Highway. Once they arrived, police mentioned they heard individuals singing karaoke and found what seemed to be an unlicensed ingesting institution.
In whole, 21 individuals got tickets for $230 every and the organizer additionally acquired a $2,300 ticket.
In each circumstances, RCMP mentioned the investigations proceed to find out what different enterprise and/or liquor-related expenses might apply.
“It’s fairly clear that some persons are nonetheless not getting the message,” Cpl. Ian Henderson with Richmond RCMP mentioned in a launch. “Individuals who proceed to interact in any such reckless, irresponsible behaviour shall be held to account.”
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Anybody who is aware of of occasions like this being organized in Richmond is requested to name RCMP at 604-278-1212.
Must you want to stay nameless, name Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or go to them on-line at www.solvecrime.ca
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