U.S. skateboarding champion Nyjah Huston was arrested in Los Angeles and accused of holding a coronavirus “superspreader” party against the order of L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti.
The four-time world skateboarding champion was repeatedly warned about holding parties at a private residence owned by Edward Essa in the Fairfax District. City officials have shut down several parties at the address and last month, Mayor Garcetti ordered the power and water cut off to the home to prevent more parties.
The homeowner and the skateboard champ have also been charged for violating the city’s coronavirus orders. “Huston and Essa are both charged with creating a nuisance, a misdemeanor. Neither could be reached for comment Friday,” the Los Angeles Times reported.
The Times added:
Last month, LAPD Capt. Sharon Paulson said officers cleared about 40 people from the Curson Avenue address after receiving a complaint of a gathering at a “social media