The Wake County Sheriff’s Office (WCSO) has cited a woman allegedly responsible for hosting a concert attended by over 150 people Sunday night, which is a violation of Governor Roy Cooper’s Executive Order 117.
Deputies charged Nanci Morales-Gonzales, who was identified as the event coordinator, with Participating in a Mass Gathering outdoors. Any mass gathering of more than 50 people at the same time, in a single confined outdoor space as prohibited by the Executive Order.
Shortly before 9 p.m., deputies responded to 6221 Lula Ridge Drive, in Zebulon, for a loud noise complaint. Once deputies arrived, they observed between 150 to 200 people gathered for a concert and apparent violations to the order.
According to a spokesperson, the charges against Morales-Gonzales is consistent with the agency’s enforcement of the executive order which includes responding to all calls of alleged abuses of the Executive Order and handle each call accordingly.