A Bergen County man has been charged for allegedly violating Covid-19 emergency orders by opening his South Paterson jewelry shop, according to the New Jersey Attorney General’s Office.
Rami Jabara, 45-year-old, of Little Ferry, opened his business, Jerusalem Jewelry, on Main Street in alleged violation of emergency orders, authorities said. He was cited on May 10, authorities said on Friday.
Jabara had the business open with customers inside shopping. He was warned by police the previous day for opening the non-essential business. He allegedly ignored the warning and opened for customers.
Authorities said violation of emergency orders carry a possible six-month jail sentence and $1,000 penalty.