More than 150 people partied at an illegal San Francisco nightclub during the shelter-in-place order, and police just shut it down
- San Francisco police shut down a nightclub that was allegedly operating illegally during the regionwide shelter-in-place order that went into effect on March 17.
- No arrests have been made, but video footage shows more than 150 people entering and exiting the building in early April.
- The order directs residents to remain inside their homes and avoid mass gatherings and requires nonessential businesses, like nightclubs, to close.
- The building was already being used as an unlicensed nightclub since February.
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San Francisco police shut down an underground nightclub over the weekend that had been allegedly operating illegally during the shelter-in-place order.
As the San Francisco Chronicle reports, video footage — published by the City Attorney’s Office — caught as part of an investigation showed more than 150 people entering and leaving the facilities between April 4 and 6, with no one practicing social distancing. The video also showed 20 to 30 cars parked near the site each hour.
On April 8, a City Attorney’s Office investigator saw cars coming and going as well as groups of people entering and not practicing social distancing. The investigator could also hear loud music coming …continued .
[Source: Business Insider]