QUEENS, N.Y. — The city Sheriff's Office busted a Queens restaurant this weekend after deputies found more than 300 people packed in a basement.
Deputies saw groups of people entering Sueno Americano Bar and Restaurant on Junction Boulevard in Jackson Heights early Sunday morning.
They found people in the basement smoking hookah and drinking alcohol.
Authorities say no one was wearing masks or social distancing.
The location did not have a liquor license.
Five people were charged with misdemeanors.