Dartmouth man who went to Shubie Park fined for violating state of emergency regulations
Shubie Park is seen in Dartmouth, N.S. in this undated file photo.
HALIFAX -- Halifax Regional Police have issued their second ticket to a person caught violating regulations of Nova Scotia's Emergency Management Act.
Police say at approximately 4:45 p.m. Monday, officers located a vehicle parked in a no-parking zone at the entrance of Dartmouth’s Shubie Park.
Officers located the owner of the vehicle -- a 57-year-old Dartmouth man -- in the park, in violation of the order.
The man was issued a summary offence ticket for section 23(b) of the Emergency Management Act -- failing to comply with direction, order or requirement made under act/regulations.
The ticket comes with a fine of $697.50.
Shubie Park is one of the parks currently closed to the public as a precautionary measure to help slow the spread of COVID-19.