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HOLLYWOOD : Man Charged With Break-In at School

August 04, 1994

Criminal charges were filed Tuesday against a man accused of breaking into the Hollywood High School library over the weekend and causing more than $1,000 in damage.

Jerry Douglas Jensen, 32, who lists Torrance as his hometown but is believed to be a transient in the Hollywood area, was charged with trespassing and vandalism in a complaint filed in Hollywood Municipal Court.

The trespassing charge could result in a six-month jail term and $1,000 fine, said Deputy City Atty. Bill Sterling. The vandalism charge carries a special allegation that the damage caused was between $1,000 and $5,000, which enhances the maximum penalty to one year in jail and a $5,000 fine, he said.

Los Angeles Unified School District officials estimated the damage at $1,070.

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