MONSEY, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) – Police in Rockland County are cracking down on people who don’t obey emergency orders mandating social distancing.
Officers say they responded to a synagogue in Monsey after receiving complaints. They found 30-50 men praying together.READ MORE: Sneak Peek: Lincoln Center Plaza Transformed Into Green Space For Outdoor Summer Performances
Eight were arrested for disorderly conduct. They now face up to $1,000 in fines.
Ramapo police say they will arrest more people if the gatherings continue.READ MORE: LIRR Service Restored After Massive Fire At Westbury Garbage Facility
In New Jersey, police say nearly two dozen people are facing charges for running illegal gambling rings, bars and hair salons.
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