Business Manager Charged With Violating State's Stay-At-Home Order

Apr 3, 2020

The Charlotte Mecklenburg Police Department has charged a business manager with violating North Carolina’s stay-at-home order. 

On Wednesday April 1, CMPD responded to a community tip concerning a violation of the state’s stay-at-home order at the Cool Cave Day Spa on Monroe Road.

Credit Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department

Officers advised the business owner and employees of the violation and encouraged them to voluntarily comply with the order. Several hours later, a follow up investigation showed the business was still operating as a massage and day spa. Again, the business was asked to voluntarily comply.

The next day officers returned to the business and determined it was still operating as a massage and day spa.

The on-duty manager of the business, 28-year-old Cheree-Alexia Hercule, was issued a citation.

CMPD is urging the community to voluntarily comply with the order. The department says it will enforce violations through citations and/or misdemeanor arrests. People can report stay-at-home violations by calling 311.

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