The City of San Jose and the San Jose Police department are cracking down on illegal sideshows, street races and event spectators, according to ABC7 News (KGO-TV San Francisco).
On Tuesday night, city council members unanimously voted to make it illegal for attending a street show. SJPD has the green light to crack down on crowds that come with the crime.
“Often times, these individuals are doing these sideshows exactly because people are watching,” SJPD Chief Eddie Garcia told ABC7 News.
With ordinance approval, anyone there to watch could face a $1,000 fine, and up to six months in jail.
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