VIDEO: 1st person arrested for violating NY’s COVID-19 executive order

MARCH 30, 2020

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The operator of a bar in Brooklyn is the first person to be arrested under New York City’s executive order banning nonessential gatherings and business as authorities take steps to enforce the mandate amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Police arrested Vasil Pando, the operator of the Miami II Sport Cafe in the Gravesend neighborhood of Brooklyn, over the weekend.

The article goes on to state the following:

New York City has become the new epicenter of the COVID-19 outbreak in the U.S., with more than 33,700 confirmed cases and over 770 deaths from the virus.

Police found at least a dozen people at the establishment after they received several complaints on Saturday starting at around 5:15 p.m.

The group was reportedly gathered to drink and gamble. However, the establishment did not have a New York State license to serve alcohol, according to authorities.

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