A man who led the city of Hawthrone for nearly two decades will likely be remembered more for a passion for pizza that caused him to illegally procure a commercial strength mixer from the school district where he worked.
Larry Guidi has pled guilty to charges that he stole the mixer in 2010. At the time, the LA Deputy District Attorney said that Guidi took the mixer because he needed it for his backyard pizza oven. However, a security camera caught him walking out with the appliance, worth $1,300.
In exchange for his plea, Guidi will receive 1 year probation and have to work 100 hours of community service.
From the Los Angeles Times:
The former mayor of Hawthorne pleaded guilty Wednesday to stealing a commercial-grade food mixer from the local school district where he worked, a theft that was captured on a video surveillance camera, authorities said.
Larry Guidi pleaded guilty to a single felony count of grand theft in Superior Court and was sentenced to one-year probation and ordered to perform 100 hours of community service, according to Jane Robison, spokeswoman for the Los Angeles County district attorney’s office.
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