NYC Sheriff shuts down illegal bottle club party in Queens yellow zone

Illegal party
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NEW YORK (WCBS 880) -- Deputy Sheriffs shut down an illegal bottle club with over 76 party goers at a COVID-19 Yellow Zone in Queens on Thursday.

Around 1:15 a.m., officials found an unconscious person outside of the illegal club at 40-15 Junction Boulevard that led them to discover the people in violation of emergency orders.

The barricaded had no liquor license and five organizers were charged with offenses, according to the New York City sheriff.