TRENTON, NJ - New Jersey State Police Colonel Pat Callahan reported an incident in Prospect Park where police broke up a gathering in violation of the governor's stay-at-home orders with respect to COVID-19. "Prospect Park had a group of folks who refused to disperse at a gathering," Callahan said, "and one person organizing that was cited."
"The Police Department acted swiftly and the matter was resolved under the leadership of Police Chief Atie," Borough Administrator Instashan Chowdhury said.
"People who violate the social distancing and gathering rules are putting themselves and others in danger," Mayor Mohamed Khairullah said. "The positive downward trend is due to the masses acting responsibly. But if we let our guards down, we can be facing a second wave of the virus and lose more loved ones unnecessarily."
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