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I suggest that you best defense is to have character witnesses who can testify that you are a clean decent hardworking taxpayer and that they would never believe you would do anything of the sort
That really is the only way to destroy her story. You cannot destroy her credibility unless you want to spend time trying to track down persons who know of her and have witnesses bizarre behavior by her.
You can get Affidavits from your friends, family, neighbors, co workers to attest to your character or you can have them appear in court with you to testify on your behalf.
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That is an interesting thought. I will work on that. Say that I can not bring in someone to testify with me. What other alternatives may there be?
Also, what if someone had taken clothes out of a backpack and changed their pants in a somewhat-hidden area of the park? If no nudity was exposed, would this be considered disturbing the peace?
There is no much you can do but to show your character to try to destroy the word of this other person.
It will come down to credibility with that court
And if someone was changing clothes in public that could be considered a public nuisance or disturbing the peace - yes.
California Penal Code § 370 defines ta public nuisance as : " Anything which is injurious to health, or is indecent, or offensive to the senses, or an obstruction to the free use of property, so as to interfere with the comfortable enjoyment of life or property by an entire community or neighborhood, or by any considerable number of persons, or unlawfully obstructs the free passage or use, in the customary manner, of any navigable lake, or river, bay, stream, canal, or basin, or any public park, square, street, or highway, is a public nuisance."
And so because the burden of proof to the Prosecution is not that involved, you would need to show that you are not that type of person.
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