Police break up 200-300 person house party on Long Island, homeowner charged

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NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- A woman has been charged after police broke up a massive gathering at her Long Island home over the weekend, officials said.

At around 8:40 p.m. on Saturday, officers responded to several calls about a large party at the Farmingville home Suffolk County Police said.

Upon arrival, police discovered about 200 and 300 people in attendance at the massive party, where according to officials, there was underage drinking happening.

The party violated New York state's COVID-19 health regulations on large gatherings.

Officials slapped the homeowner, 67-year-old Kim Catalanotto, with charges including criminal nuisance and violating Suffolk County's social host law.

Police are also investigating a male neighbor, 62, that was struck in the face
as the revelers dispersed.

He was taken to an area hospital and treated for minor injuries, police said.