Allen Strawder, 31, is arrested by Gainesville Police Department officers on April 8, 2020, in downtown Gainesville and is accused of battery. Strawder was given a mask to wear in the back of the police vehicle. GPD is following Centers for Disease Control guidelines on interaction with the public, which include recommendations to wear cloth masks, according to spokesperson Sgt. Lisa Scott. There is a stay-at-home order in place in Florida to prevent the spread of COVID-19.