Controversial Tampa pastor Rodney Howard-Browne was arrested and charged with unlawful assembly and for violating health and safety rules on Sunday (March 29) when he packed River Church amid the coronavirus pandemic.

During his service, Howard-Browne said that his church would remain open despite local government ordering all places of worship to close. He could be heard telling churchgoers in a video of the service, "The only time the church will close is when the Rapture is taking place." 

Source: TMZ