Judge doesn’t dismiss case against Holland restaurant owner who was jailed, fined for violating pandemic orders
A judge has declined to dismiss the case against a western Michigan restaurant owner who was jailed and fined $15,000 for violating state orders that banned indoor dining during the pandemic.
Michigan restaurant owner jailed for violating COVID orders
HOLLAND, Mich. – Marlena’s Bistro and Pizzeria in Holland has remained open for months defying COVID-19 orders like wearing masks and low density. In January, the state suspended the restaurant’s food license, but owner Marlena Pavlos-Hackney kept it open. READ: Holland restaurant owner arrested for violating Michigan health orders, state saysShe was arrested early Friday morning and brought to Lansing for a hearing. “This is the wrong way to get publicity, this is the wrong way to be a good citizen, it is the wrong way to assist the public in a pandemic,” Aquilina said. READ: 41 Michigan businesses that have had liquor licenses suspended over COVID rulesREAD: Dr. Anthony Fauci warns Gov.
Holland restaurant owner arrested for violating Michigan health orders, state says
HOLLAND, Mich. – A Michigan restaurant owner has been arrested Friday for allegedly violating the state’s public health orders, in addition to a court-ordered temporary restraining order, amid the coronavirus pandemic, officials report. The Holland restaurant owner is accused of operating her business without a license, since MDARD suspended Pavlos-Hackney’s food establishment license on Jan. 20, officials said. An administrative law judge ordered on Feb. 11 that the Holland restaurant owner’s license suspension continues. According to the Allegan County Health Department, the restaurant failed to practice COVID mitigation strategies such as mask use and social distancing. Throughout the pandemic, more than 40 Michigan establishments have had liquor licenses suspended due to their alleged failure to comply with the state’s health orders.
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UCLA showed plenty of fight in its overtime win over Michigan State in a First Four game in the NCAA Tournament. The number of confirmed cases of the coronavirus (COVID-19) in Michigan has risen to 618,421 as of Thursday, including 15,835 deaths, state officials report. Thursday’s update includes a total of 2,629 new cases and 25 additional deaths, including 24 from a Vital Records review. On Wednesday, the state reported 615,792 total cases and 15,810 deaths. AdAccording to Johns Hopkins University, more than 29.6 million cases have been reported in the U.S., with more than 539,700 deaths reported from the virus.