NJ Man Charged For Hosting 47-Person “Corona Party”

NBC News reports:

New Jersey officials are bringing formal charges against a man for throwing a house party — an action in direct contradiction with the state’s order to practice social distancing. The Mercer County Prosecutor’s Office said a 54-year-old man hosted nearly 50 people inside his Ewing Township apartment. Prosecutors are charging the man with two disorderly persons citations.

Ewing police broke up the party after receiving a noise complaint around 1 a.m. Saturday, prosecutors said. The apartment, they said, was approximately 550 square feet, with one bedroom and one bathroom. Wade Jackson, the tenant, told cops he was throwing a “Corona Party,” police said, adding the tenant had “ended the party” after police told him he was in violation of Murphy’s sweeping Executive Order No. 107.