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Butte resident cited for violating MT social distancing order by hosting a party

Posted at 10:43 AM, Apr 07, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-07 12:43:06-04

BUTTE — Butte police for the first time cited a person accused of violating the state's social distancing order.

A resident in the 500 block of South Main Street is accused of having a party at his residence with at least 15 people present late Sunday evening.

The unnamed resident was given a misdemeanor citation for obstructing a peace officer.

Police say the resident was given two prior warnings in recent days.