Breezy Point police issue mask violation citation

The citation is the first of its kind issued by the department.

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BREEZY POINT — The Breezy Point Police Department mailed a mask violation citation to an individual following an incident Sept. 14 where the individual was not wearing a mask at Pelican Square in Breezy Point.

According to the police report, two individuals were observed at 10:50 a.m. in the convenience store without any face coverings. Police advised them to wear something and one of the individuals used profanity, refused to comply and stated, “It is not a law.” The officer advised the individual a citation would be mailed.

Breezy Point Police Chief Kevin Merschman said this is the first mask violation citation the department has issued. Merschman had no further comments on the incident.

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