Johnny Pride, 26, a self-described businessman, comedian, model and actor, was booked on suspicion of rape, lewd acts with a minor, sodomy, oral copulation of a minor and contributing to the delinquency of a minor, said Sgt. Dan Scopp of the Special Victims' Unit at the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department.
Meanwhile, at the impotent editorial board at the former fishwrap of record....a tentative, tepid mention in an editorial....
Now, ARE YOU SURE, you princes of journalism, you clowns of Spring Street? We would hate for you to go out on a limb and take too courageous of a stand. A million dollars for a signage misdemeanor--a bit steep? You really think? When raping a minor only fetches a half-million dollar bail? Are you sure? Please--double check!
But $1-million bail for a public safety and permitting misdemeanor is a bit steep.