A city man has been charged for allegedly opening his pool hall in violation of emergency orders put in place to curb the spread of the new coronavirus, according to authorities.
Kevin Ellerbee, 28-year-old, owner of Billiards Pool Hall at 100 block of Market Street, was charged with violating emergency orders on Wednesday evening.
Police responded to report of a non-essential business open and operating. Police found the pool hall was open for business with customers inside.
Ellerbee faces a $1,000 fine and six months in jail for allegedly violating governor Phil Murphy’s executive orders, authorities said.