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Deputies Raid Unlicensed Jackson Heights Bar Packed With 300 Partygoers

Sheriffs raided an underground bar at Sueño Americano Sunday (NYC Sheriff via Twitter)

Feb. 22, 2021 By Allie Griffin

Sherriff deputies busted a crowded underground bar in Jackson Heights early Sunday morning where more than 300 unmasked partygoers were packed into a basement.

The officers discovered the unlicensed bar operating out of a basement at Sueño Americano, located at 35-16 Junction Blvd., shortly after midnight, authorities said.

The deputies observed people — split into small groups — trickle into the basement over the course of three hours, according to reports.

Sheriffs raided an underground bar at Sueño Americano Sunday (NYC Sheriff via Twitter)

The officers entered the club and found patrons packed together without masks–dancing, smoking hookah and drinking. They also found that all four exits of the establishment were bolted shut from the inside, sealing the crowd in.

Deputies ticketed the business, a DJ and several patrons for violation of the state emergency order, health code violations and various misdemeanors. The business was also charged for operating without a liquor license.

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Sara Ross

Another illegal bar in an area full of people who don’t give a dam about what’s going on in this country, but yet, they whine and moan about disparities in getting vaccinations. 200 people in 1 place, who knows who may be infected and then they all go home to their families and hang out with their friends and spread Covid even more. Stupid doesn’t even cover what these people are.

We Need More Raids

Why can’t they raid the illegal club that has been operating under Urubamba and Raices on 37th Ave? Or the several illegal clubs on Roosevelt? Who needs to be called to get this done? The 115th doesn’t seem to care.


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