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Rhode Island cops implementing the state’s coronavirus quarantine order have bagged three golfers from Massachusetts on misdemeanor fees.
Richmond police say the three duffers went to elaborate lengths to cover their identities as out-of-towners so they might get in a spherical of golf on the Meadow Brook Golf Course on the town on Wednesday.
Gregory Corbett, 51, Tyler Pietrzyk, 22, and Nye Cameron, 22, had been apprehended at a close-by McDonald’s restaurant, the place police say the boys modified vehicles to drive to the membership in a car with Rhode Island license plates, the Attleboro Sun Chronicle reported Friday.
Workers on the McDonald’s ratted them out.
Rhode Island enacted a coronavirus quarantine order March 30 requiring out-of-towners coming into the state to self-quarantine for 14 days until they’re working within the state. The order intially focused New Yorkers solely.
Massachusetts pressured golf programs within the state to shut final week to include the virus.
Cops issued the three males summonses for violating the quarantine once they drove again from the golf course to their autos on the McDonald’s within the car with the Rhode Island plates, the paper reported
Corbett lives in Attleboro. Pietrzyk and Cameron reside in Taunton.
“It’s not the most heinous offense, but the reality is that we’re living in a whole different world this month, and it’s important we all follow the rules to keep one another safe,” Police Chief Elwood Johnson stated.