PHOTOS: Sheriff busts illegal club with nearly 150 people for violating COVID orders

By , 1010 Wins Newsroom

NEW YORK (1010 WINS) – An unlicensed club with nearly 150 people was busted by the NYC Sheriff in Queens this weekend for violating COVID-19 emergency orders, authorities said.

The club at a warehouse on Irving Avenue in Ridgewood was broken up around 1:40 a.m. Saturday, the sheriff said.

Club
Photo credit NYC Sheriff

There were more than 142 people at the club, which was unlicensed and violating orders put in place amid the pandemic, according to the sheriff.

The club also lacked a liquor license and had health code violations, a blocked entrance and no certificate of occupancy, the sheriff said.

Three people were charged with various misdemeanors.

Club
Photo credit NYC Sheriff
Club
Photo credit NYC Sheriff

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