Damn the Man: How to Have the Best Day Ever in L.A. Without Getting Arrested
No helmet, no knee pads, no problem
Los Angeles Police Department will generally no longer consider 91 offenses misdemeanors, but mere infractions. Infractions are usually punished by a simple fine, as opposed to all the meshugas of a court date and so on.
The policy was put in place by former City Attorney Carmen Trutanich on May 21, which just so happened to have been Election Day, and incumbent Trutanich lost. Was it a parting gift to the public he so loved? Or just a good way to bury a headline? We can only speculate.
But the bottom line is that being a jerk just got a whole lot easier in L.A.! We've taken the liberty of writing up an itinerary for a fun-filled, misdemeanor-free, though perhaps a tad expensive, day:
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