Authorities shut down Queens club with 75 people inside, dangerous levels of carbon monoxide

ByEyewitness News via WABC logo
Monday, January 25, 2021
EMBED <>More Videos

Authorities say they shut down another illegal club - this one on Roosevelt Avenue in Woodside, Queens.

WOODSIDE, Queens (WABC) -- Even with the widespread concerns over the contagious new COVID variants, it seems many people just want to party - and in tight, packed spaces.

Authorities say they shut down another illegal club - this one on Roosevelt Avenue in Woodside, Queens on Saturday.

Police found more than 75 people inside - but COVID was not the only concern. Officials say the place was a fire hazard with a blocked exit and dangerous levels of carbon monoxide

Organizers face several charges including resisting arrest, and health code violations.

ALSO READ | 3 men charged with running illegal gambling club with over 50 inside

national geographic covid newsletter sign up

national geographic covid newsletter sign up

MORE CORONAVIRUS COVID-19 COVERAGE

Positive COVID-19 cases by zip code - New York City

New York City COVID-19 Vaccine Tracker

New Jersey COVID-19 Vaccine Tracker

Find out if you are eligible and where you can go to get your vaccine

Do you have coronavirus symptoms?

Where to get tested in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut

WATCH: Eyewitness to a Pandemic

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on coronavirus

----------

* More Queens news

* Send us a news tip

* Download the abc7NY app for breaking news alerts

* Follow us on YouTube

Submit a News Tip