HAWTHORNE, CA—If one is planning to burglarize and/or get high, the best advice to avoid detection may be to know whether it is legal to ride a bike on a sidewalk, especially while in possession of burglary tools and drug paraphernalia.
Jose Acevedo Navas,18, was arrested by Hawthorne police officers on Friday, April 17 at approximately 7:46 a.m. along the 13000 block of Inglewood Avenue in Hawthorne. The Inglewood resident was charged with possession of burglary tools (466PC), possession of a device or instrument for paraphernalia (11364(A)HS), operating a vehicle on the sidewalk (HAMC 10.60.01) and possession of false identification (148.9(A)PC).
He was also found to have two outstanding warrants: one from Hawthorne PD for possession of a controlled substance (11364HS) and one from Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department (LASD) for carrying a switchblade (21510(B)PC).
Bail for the four new charges totaled $10,825. The two warrants came in at $55,000. The grand total was $65,825. The single largest amount was for the LASD warrant ($30,000) and the smallest was for riding a bike on the sidewalk ($75).