Nearly 150 people are detained for violating the ban on mass events in California

The party was organized through the social network TikTok.

Police in the US city of Huntington Beach (California) on Sunday night detained 149 people for violating restrictions imposed due to the coronavirus pandemic. This was reported by CBS with reference to the local police.

According to law enforcement, we are talking about a party organized in Huntington Beach through the social network TikTok. In total, about 2.5 thousand people responded to the call to celebrate the birthday of a social network user named Adrian, who began to gather last Friday. The police declared the event illegal and repeatedly tried to convince the audience to disperse to minimize the risk of infection with the coronavirus.

The police eventually had to detain 121 adults and 28 teenagers. They are charged with disobeying police, vandalism, violating the ban on fireworks and curfew. According to Johns Hopkins University, more than 33.11 million cases of coronavirus infection have been detected in the United States since the beginning of the pandemic, and 589,891 people have died. The country ranks first in the world in both indicators. In the United States, 285.026 million vaccinations were made.

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Author: Steve Cowan
Graduated From Princeton University. He has been at the Free Press since October 2014. Previously worked as a regional entertainment editor.
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