Three people face a handful of offences, including charges related to gun possession without a licence and careless storage of a firearm.
In the first week of the Crime Gun Task Force’s arrests, members seized three firearms and two weapon components during home searches in London.
The OHL is the only major junior league under the Canadian Hockey League umbrella not to begin a 2020-21 season amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
The two separate searches turned up a number of items including a gun, various forms of cannabis and about $25,000 in cash, according to police.
Tuesday’s decision from city council marks the end of a debate over what temporary changes should be brought to Dundas Place during construction season.
Three of city’s four MPPs and London Mayor Ed Holder are calling for the postal code to be deemed a hot spot, a designation that would expand vaccinations to all adults.
There are just under 1,200 active cases in the region, at least 778 of which have screened positive for one or more spike gene mutations consistent with a variant of concern.
The expanded eligibility covers the Middlesex-London Health Unit and Southwestern Public Health, which has jurisdiction over Elgin and Oxford counties.
The directive aims to help “provide care for a large wave of COVID patients requiring hospitalization,” as the province deals with an ongoing surge in new cases.
While the outbreaks were declared on Thursday, they weren’t made public until the MLHU published its Friday update on the local spread of COVID-19.
The news came as the region reached a vaccination milestone, with local health officials having doled out 100,000 shots by Thursday afternoon.
Effective Thursday at 12:01 a.m., the order is scheduled to last for a period of four weeks and aims to curb a provincial surge in new cases of COVID-19.
All potentially affected employees have been instructed to either monitor for symptoms or self-isolate, according to the Beer Store.
The first arrest stems from a pair of alleged followings on the Western University campus, with the second arrest tied to another alleged following inside an LCBO in London.
The next few days in London, Ont., will likely be quiet ones as the city enters its second Easter long weekend amid the COVID-19 pandemic.