NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Another unlicensed nightclub in the city was shut down over the weekend.
New York City Sheriff deputies said when they raided the spot in Queens, they were immediately met with resistance.READ MORE: Sources: Salman Muflihi Faces Hate Crime Charges In Stabbing Of Asian Man In Lower Manhattan
Investigators said 41-year-old Marco Chacon tried to physically restrain authorities when they entered the location on Roosevelt Avenue in Woodside just after midnight on Saturday night.READ MORE: Elizabeth Galarza Arrested For Allegedly Repeatedly Punching 2-Year-Old In The Face On Subway
Police allegedly found a crowd of 64 people, unlicensed alcohol, and a fortified door that could have been deadly if a fire broke out.
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