Aylmer police have charged three people, and the Church of God, following a large gathering at the church Sunday.
Officers monitored the John Street church Sunday and obtained footage of a large gathering, with a makeshift stage and seating set up for an outdoor service.
According to police, there were more than 400 people at the service, and over 200 vehicles parked at the church.
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“Aylmer Police will actively pursue further options to ensure compliance with emergency orders of this particular church and participants in order to protect the community from harm,” police said through a news release Tuesday morning.
Police say a 57-year-old man from Aylmer, a 26-year-old man from Aylmer, and a 26-year-old man from Steinbach, Man., have been charged with failing to comply with the provincial stay-at-home order.
The church itself has also been charged with failing to comply with the provincial order.
The most recent charges come after a court ruling where the church was ordered to lock its doors, and substantial fines were levied against the church and its pastor.