By Joy A. Kennelly
We know there are thousands of people who think nothing of coming down to Hermosa Beach to get wasted on the 4th of July who may not be aware of the intense police crackdown that is underway with fines tripled for open alcohol containers and drinking in public.
thought you'd like to know before driving out here to get wasted since
gas is so expensive now and you may receive one of those fines.
Especially if you're underage. I wouldn't doubt there will be DUI checkpoints set up too.
Apparently there will also be three floodlights on Pier Plaza and extra deputies from the Los Angeles County Sherriff's Department in addition to the tripled fines. Not a good place to be this year doncha think?
video cameras are being installed near the bathrooms on Hermosa Beach
Pier to prevent/catch graffiti, public urination and drug deals.
Just thought you might like to know that too.
Lastly,there is a majorly connected Hermosa Beach Neighborhood Watch group that sends out email alerts when criminals are in the neighborhood which helps the police catch criminals with the assistance of police dogs, choppers, and police pursuit.
Hermosa Beach is not messing around any more.
Just thought you'd like to know.
Oh, and Happy 4th of July. Thank you veterans!