Deputies Shut Down Halloween Occasion With Almost 400 Folks Inside Brooklyn Warehouse – CBS New York
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – New York City Deputy Sheriffs broke up an illegal Halloween party early Saturday morning that saw nearly 400 people crowded in a Brooklyn warehouse.
It happened around 1am in a building on Meadow Street.
According to the investigators, MPs were made aware of a possible mass gathering and watched as more than 150 people in Halloween costumes entered the camp.
10/31/20 @ 0100HRS: The Deputy Sheriffs have closed the illegal bar / party at the warehouse at 23 Meadow Street, Brooklyn: Over 387 people violate Emergency Bylaws, 9 organizers for multiple offenses, Administrative Code, Health Code and Alcohol Control Act offenses . pic.twitter.com/qKxvqRtpWt
– NYC SHERIFF (@NYCSHERIFF) October 31, 2020
MPs said they heard and saw loud music, which was likely security guards controlling access to the party.
When MPs entered the camp, they found hundreds of people dancing, drinking and not wearing masks or social distancing.
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The party’s organizers, security guards, workers and animators face numerous charges, including violating the Executive Orders signed by Governor Andrew Cuomo and Mayor Bill de Blasio, which restrict indoor gatherings during the coronavirus pandemic and face arrest and oppose the disorderly behavior.
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