Brooklyn man arrested for running illegal club amid pandemic

The New Orleans area in southeast Louisiana had the highest coronavirus death rate in the U.S. as of Friday.

Reported by abc7ny  A man has been arrested for running an illegal club in Brooklyn. Police say officers found 12 people drinking and gambling inside a club Saturday on Kings Highway in Gravesend. 

The club appeared to be closed from the outside and had no liquor license. Vasil Pando faces several charges including reckless endangerment. This is the first arrest under Mayor Bill de Blasio’s executive order.