Police held a huge birthday party early Thursday morning at R&B star Chris Brown’s Los Angeles mansion, which drew hundreds of revelers, authorities said.
Between 300 and 500 cars were parked near the home on Brown’s Citrus Ridge Drive in the San Fernando Valley community of Tarzana when officers arrived around 2 a.m. PT, police said.
The crowd was dispersed without incident and there were no arrests, officials said.
The “Run It” singer turned 32 on Wednesday.
A representative for Brown could not be immediately reached for comment on Thursday.
Los Angeles County is now listed in the yellow level of the state’s Covid-19 restrictions, which means most indoor spaces should be limited to 50% capacity.
The coronavirus pandemic has claimed the lives of at least 23,996 people in LA County, according to data from the health department on Thursday.
LA City Councilor Bob Blumenfield, who represents Tarzana, on Thursday urged his constituents to be aware of the continuing risks of the pandemic.
“While we have made so much progress against Covid-19, we still need to do everything we can to get vaccinated, be responsible and make sure more people don’t get sick,” Blumenfield said in a statement.
“Even before the pandemic, massive house parties like this were a problem all over the city, severely disrupting our communities. But the reality is that we are still in the midst of this pandemic and irresponsible events like this have the power to create more. epidemics and rolled back the incredible gains made. “
The LA County Department of Public Health said in a statement Friday that “attending a massive party” violates local orders and “endangers the health of participants and those they come in contact with.”
“The consequences of these large parties reverberate throughout our community because the Covid-19 virus and its variants can quickly and easily take root and spread,” the department’s statement continued.
“When it comes to major holidays, we urge all residents of Los Angeles County to follow common sense public health practices and not to organize or attend those excessively large gatherings that will put your and your family’s health at risk. and your friends in danger. “