What Would Joe Friday Do?
"'Trimming and landscaping isn't done without authorization from government agencies,' said Frank Mateljan of the city attorney's office."
It raises all sorts of possibilities: Conspiracy to injure vegetation; Attempted injuring of vegetation; injuring vegetation with special circumstances (a hate crime); fraudulent injuring of vegetation; injuring of vegetation by trick. The law in its majesty.
Story HERE. H/T to NRO.