Don’t Attend a Home Occasion This Weekend – NBC Los Angeles

Don’t Attend a House Party This Weekend – NBC Los Angeles

If you have a party on July 4th and plan an invitation
If you don't live under your roof, you do so at your own risk.

And maybe the risk of those who invited you.

Law enforcement focuses on enforcing the health of the county
Order in the public area, especially on this holiday weekend, but privately
Meetings at home are still prohibited and violations can be prosecuted

The idea that a barbecue with friends a
Crimes can be difficult to swallow. Even so, violations of health regulations can occur
Prison term and a fine of $ 1,000 under the state criminal code under the
Circumstances of a pandemic.

We have seen or heard of shutdown notifications in some San
Diego County restaurants for violating the Public Health Order, but failed
MPs or police officers knock on your door next?

"There should be
Teeth behind people who flaunt this and undo a risk to others. "
Defense lawyer Marc Kohnen said.

Kohnen thinks of big parties on the weekend of July 4th
will attract attention and likely an increase in quotes.

"It is punished with up to 90 days in prison and a fine of 1000
Dollars, ”he repeated.

San Diego County's current health regulations list residents
should stay at home, except to take care of essential needs, go to an essential one
Work, go to reopened companies, or go out for exercise.

When law enforcement sees an obvious violation like a big one
Kohnen even gathered in a private household and said they were obliged to act.

"It is such a serious risk that it is understandable
that precautions have to be taken during these times, ”he said.

While it has not yet been tried, Kohnen said party goers
could sue their host if it can be shown that they have been infected with coronavirus at a private gathering.

"Theoretically, one could use the social host theory
This has resulted in civil liability for parents holding parties for underage children
irresponsible to drink, ”he explained.

So if you are tempted to throw a party or take part in it
At the weekend, Kohnen offers free advice.

"The temporary loss of being able to gather with others
is not worth the damage it could cause. "

Kohnen said violations of the health system were a crime, not
Crimes that could result in law enforcement officers entering your home without a warrant
or your permission.

NBC 7 contacted local law enforcement and the county.
and while there will be a larger police presence on the holiday weekend, especially
No answers were given to questions regarding the enforcement of private property.


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