Sooke RCMP handed out a $2,300 ticket to the host of a rave at an abandoned hydro plant at Jordan River, west of Sooke, on Saturday (May 15).
About 75 people were at the party, but no tickets were given to attendees.
Sooke RCMP Sgt. Kevin Shaw said police prioritized shutting the event down and safely disbanding the event.
Police set up a roadblock on West Coast Road to ensure drivers were getting home safely.
No additional tickets were issued.
The organizer was a Langford resident.
Sooke RCMP frontline members handed out a $2,300 ticket to the organizer of a rave held at the abandoned power plant in Jordan River. Approximately 75 people were located in attendance violating S. 4(1) of the Emergency Program Act. #SocialDistance
— Sooke RCMP (@SookeRCMP) May 20, 2021
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