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Toronto Police Service make arrests at large gatherings,
Criminal and provincial charges laid,
Stay-at-Home order remains in place



Broadcast time: 19:50
Date: Sunday, February 14, 2021
Unit: 52 Division
Phone: 416-808-5200

On Tuesday, January 12, 2021, the Government of Ontario, in consultation with the Chief Medical Officer of Health, issued a new Stay-At-Home order and declared a second emergency under the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act (EMCPA).

The Toronto Police Service continues to enforce the order under the EMCPA in addition to conducting continued enforcement of the Reopening Ontario Act (ROA). For more information on the Service's approach, please see previous news release.

On Saturday, February 13, 2021, the Toronto Police Service monitored and attended several large gatherings, and five people were arrested and charged.

Adam Kozlowski, 53, charged with:

1. Fail to Identify
2. Unnecessary Noise

Steven Barrow, 50, charged with:

1. Fail To Comply

Kimberly Ridell, 52, charged with:

1. Obstruct Peace Officer

Rajendir Bali, 46, charged with:

1. Obstruct Peace Officer

Ayman Younes, 29, charged with:

1. Obstruct Peace Officer


The Toronto Police Service continues to respond to calls to attend large gatherings and will take steps to disperse. Police will issue tickets and summonses to individuals when there is evidence of non-compliance of the provincial order under the EMCPA or the ROA.


Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-5200, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online at www.222tips.com, online on our Facebook Leave a Tip page, or text TOR and your message to CRIMES (274637). Download the free Crime Stoppers Mobile App on iTunes or Google Play.


For more news, visit TPSnews.ca.



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