House partygoers earned over $10,000 in total fines from police in Terrebonne, Quebec.\nThey held up in the house and refused to cooperate for over seven hours.\nVisit MTLBlog for more headlines.\nSocial distancing rule breakers have once again incurred hefty fines. On Sunday, Terrebonne, Quebec police were called to break up a house party and fined seven people a total of $10,822. That's $1,546 each. The party was broken up at around 7:40 a.m. after the people in the house decided to cooperate with police officers.\nAccording to a press release, municipal police were called to the scene at around 8:50 p.m. on Saturday night. Hearing loud music and voices, police estimated that a party was taking place.\nThe residents of the home didn't cooperate with police at first, officers therefore had to wait for legal means to enter the house.\nPolice ended up waiting all night and at roughly 7:40 in the morning on Sunday, "the guests finally cooperated" and the officers entered the home. They handed out the large fine to seven adults.\nAcross the province, people gathering in large groups could face penalties of $1,000 to $6,000. Since these regulations have been in place, there have been numerous incidents where police authorities have had to enforce the rules.\nLast week, police on the South Shore handed out a total of $5,000 in fines to six people, including two minors.\nIn Gatineau, police issued a fine of $1,000 to an individual who hosted a small gathering of friends in their home.\nAll public gatherings in Quebec have been banned since March. Government officials ask the public to respect all social distancing rules in place.\nTerrebonne || 20200420INTERDICTION DE RASSEMBLEMENT 7 CONSTATS POUR UN PARTY#PoliceTRB#COVIDー19 pic.twitter.com/2cKorkNygJ— Police Terrebonne (@PoliceTRB) April 20, 2020\nThe only kinds of indoor or outdoor public gatherings allowed in the province are for essential workers in the workplace, public transit users, and those who are receiving an essential service.\nREAD ALSO: Quebec's COVID-19 Case Count Jumps To Over 19k With 62 More Deaths Reported\nIn Montreal, the SPVM has already cracked down on numerous public gathering rule breakers. Montreal police chief Sylvain Caron said that "if there is no cooperation, offence reports will be given."\nMême par une belle journée, la distanciation physique reste importante. Le #SPVM est très présent dans les parcs municipaux et partout sur l’île afin de s’assurer qu’aucun rassemblement n’ait lieu et que les directives soient respectées.Merci de votre collaboration.#COVID19 pic.twitter.com/t15yAoxCBW— Police Montréal (@SPVM) April 4, 2020\nElsewhere in the province, police have established checkpoints to limit non-essential travel.\nVidéo de nos collègues de la Sûreté du Québec qui explique bien les situations pertinentes à une dénonciation. Le 911 c'est pour les urgences.Dénonciations communiquer au 450-471-4121#PoliceTRB https://t.co/yIlaL8AmTJ— Police Terrebonne (@PoliceTRB) April 9, 2020\nTerrebonne police have asked residents to report any violations or large public gatherings in private residences.\nStay tuned for more news.