2 Americans Face Charges In Canada After Failing To Comply With Quarantine Order
CP24 reports that Canadian police have charged two American travelers after they allegedly violated section 58 of the Quarantine Act.
- 66-year-old David Sippell, and 65-year-old Anne Sippell, from Excelsior, Minnesota, entered Canada through the Fort of Frances port of entry on June 24.
- The Canada Border Services Agency instructed the pair to drive directly to their destination and self-isolate there for fourteen days “without delay,” a police news statement explained.
- However, police state that the pair were “observed” making stops in Fort Frances, violating the quarantine order.
- The charge carries a fine of CA$1,000, approximately equivalent to US$738.