An illegal party that violated health and alcohol laws by attending more than 200 participants was disbanded Saturday night by the New York City sheriff’s office.
Four people face criminal charges and ill health problems after they allegedly violated emergency regulations aimed at curbing the spread of the coronavirus. The organizers of the event also did not have a license for alcoholic beverages, illegally stored alcoholic beverages and carried out illegal sales, the sheriff’s office said on Sunday.
The owner and employee of the banquet hall Queens Luxe received summonses for violation of emergency orders, unlicensed sale of alcohol and unlicensed storage of alcohol, according to NBC New York. Two other employees also received summonses of violations of emergency orders.
NBC News’s call to the Queens Luxe banquet hall for comment was not immediately returned on Sunday.
New York City authorities have pushed the executive to a meeting that violates new health mandates, trying to curb the spread of the coronavirus as cases begin to rise again across the country.
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced Wednesday at $ 20,000 for a charity concert on Long Island in July. Videos about the event, in which various performances took place, as headliners of The Chainsmokers, showed concert goers with a small social distance and several masks.
The illegal Sweet 16 holiday, which took place on September 25 at the Miller Place Inn on Long Island – about 65 miles east of Manhattan – was fined $ 12,000 after 37 people were tested for coronavirus. Suffolk County Governor Stephen Bellone called the event a “super-spread.”