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: Man Struck, Seriously Injured In Huntington Station Hit-And-Run
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: NYPD: 2 Gunmen Wanted After 10 Shot In Front Of Queens Business; 'A Brazen, Coordinated Attack'
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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