More than three weeks after the incident, the activist and heir was charged with one count of felony vandalism. Otis used a pick axe and sledgehammer on Oct. 26, 2016. Otis, 52, is scheduled to be arraigned Friday in downtown L.A., the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced Thursday. Alleged vandal James Otis speaks after being released from jail the following day. He planned to sell the star and donate the proceeds to women who have accused Trump of sexual assault. (Credit, left, Jamie Moreno; right, KTLA)
Man Who Smashed Donald Trump’s Walk of Fame Star Charged With Felony Vandalism
Donald Trump's Walk of Fame star is shown after it was vandalized on Oct. The early morning stunt was was captured on camera on Hollywood Boulevard. “And that’s why I destroyed the star; I broke the law.”
Otis was arrested the morning after the vandalism. fortune, Otis said his great-great grandfather invented Listerine. An heir to the Otis Elevator Co. (Credit, left, Jamie Moreno; right, KTLA)
James Otis said he was prepared to pay the consequences after admitting last month that he vandalized Donald Trump’s star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Alleged vandal James Otis speaks after being released from jail the following day. Trump, who has never admitted what he’s done,” Otis said at a news conference after he was released from jail. 26, 2016. Donald Trump's Walk of Fame star is shown after it was vandalized on Oct. If convicted as charged, Otis could be sentenced to up to three years in jail. 34.102590
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Man Suspected of Vandalizing Trump’s Walk of Fame: ‘I Had to Do It’
Donald Trump’s Walk of Fame Star Vandalized With Sledgehammer 26 to smash the star with the name of Republican presidential candidate, now president-elect. “I admitted my mistakes and am now dealing with my consequences, unlike Mr. He said he “had to do it” and that he planned the “nonviolent action” for six weeks.