Authorities: 8 charged after students found studying at Lakewood school

Lakewood police, as well as the Ocean County Prosecutor's Office, have charged eight people after responding to a report of a school that was open, and finding a group of male students studying.

News 12 Staff

Apr 23, 2020, 11:17 AM

Updated 1,459 days ago

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Lakewood police, as well as the Ocean County Prosecutor's Office, have charged eight people after responding to a report of a school that was open, and finding a group of male students studying.
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According to authorities, police were called to a report of a school that was open in the first block of Drake Road.
Authorities say police found a group of male students who had been given permission to study there by the head of the school, Shmuel Hirth, 49.
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Hirth, along with Asher Jacobs, 23, Shmuel Weneintraub, 21, Pinchos Sinsky, 19, Shcomo Rosenfeld, 18, Arych Penstien, 22, Yuhuda Bronspigez, 25, and Rivka Jacobs, 47, have all been charged with violating Gov. Phil Murphy’s orders during the coronavirus pandemic.
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