2 Americans Face Charges In Canada After Failing To Comply With Quarantine Order

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CBSA instructed the pair to drive directly to their destination and self-isolate, but they made stops on the way.

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.

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