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Six Windsor-area residents charged after gathering at rental property in Oro-Medonte

All six males were charged with breaching stay-at-home orders under the Reopening of Ontario Act
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ORO-MEDONTE TWP. - Members of the Orillia detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) have charged six males under the Reopening of Ontario Act, at a short term rental property in the Township of Oro-Medonte.

On May 13, 2021, approximately 8:45 p.m., officers received information that several people had gathered at a residence near Parkside Beach and were believed to be in contravention of current provincial restrictions. Officers attended the residence and determined that six males, all from the Windsor area, had rented the house utilizing a popular short term rental service. 

Under the current order, all indoor and outdoor social gatherings and organized public events are prohibited except for members of the same household with certain exceptions for individuals who live alone. Further information regarding the current restrictions can be found by visiting

As a result, the six males were charged with - Individual - fail to comply with a continued section 7.0.2 order, contrary to the Reopening of Ontario Act and issued Provincial Offence Notices. 

The Orillia OPP is committed to serving our province, including the Townships of Oro-Medonte, Ramara and Severn and the City of Orillia, by protecting its citizens, upholding the law and preserving public safety. If you have any information about crime in our community please contact the OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or report minor occurrences online by visiting

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