Police in Gatineau, Que.,?said they arrested two people and fined six under the province’s public health act after breaking up a family party on New Year’s Eve.?
Police were called to a home on rue le Baron around 11:30 p.m. ET Thursday evening after receiving an anonymous complaint from a neighbour.?They encountered six people from multiple households having a private gathering.
Quebec is currently in lockdownThe colour level system, meaning visitors from another address are not permitted inside people’s homes at the moment.?
Mathieu Tessier, one of those arrested,that require close contact are only permitted for a single cohort of 100 people per day.?posted a video of the police response to Facebook on Friday. In an interview with CBC News, Tessier alleged police used?excessive force and complained?that officers weren’t wearing masks.