NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — The New York City Sheriff’s Office says it busted an illegal bottle club with more than 75 people inside on Thanksgiving Eve in Queens.

Authorities said the partygoers were not wearing masks or social distancing.

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The sheriff’s office says it was investigating a “suspected mass gathering” when authorities discovered an unconscious man outside Koko Rico on Junction Boulevard in Corona.

Around 1:15 a.m. Thursday, officers went inside and found more than 76 people dancing, drinking and smoking hookah.

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Authorities said the location did not have a liquor license and an exit door had been barricaded.

Five organizers were issued a slew of violations, including a $15,000 fine.

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