Troopers issue 27 warnings to non-life-sustaining businesses

HARRISBURG — The Pennsylvania State Police released data on actions taken against non-life-sustaining businesses who failed to comply with Governor Tom Wolf’s order closing their physical locations. Enforcement began on Monday, March 23.

Troopers reported issuing 27 warnings to non-life-sustaining businesses on the first day.

“As expected, we found the overwhelming majority of people and businesses across the commonwealth are voluntarily complying with the order and doing their part to stop the spread of COVID-19,” said Colonel Robert Evanchick, commissioner of the Pennsylvania State Police.

“This process is two phased beginning with warnings to gain voluntary compliance, followed by enforcement as necessary.”


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