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Jersey Shore: Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi Faces Criminal Charges For Being Annoying

August 19, 2010 10:00 AM by Nancy Floyd


If being annoying is against the law in New Jersey, it’s a wonder the entire Jersey Shore cast isn’t behind bars! A prosecutor says that Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi’s recent arrest is going to result in charges for public intoxication, disorderly conduct, and annoying people on the beach. Keep reading for more details on Snooki’s legal woes and what her punishment might be…

On July 30th, Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi, star of Jersey Shore, was arrested in Seaside Heights, New Jersey for being drunk in public. On Wednesday, at a hearing relating to the arrest, Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi was charged with disorderly conduct and creating a public nuisance, as well as being annoying to people on a beach. Yes, it turns out that being annoying is a crime in New Jersey. That explains why nearly all their resident have rap sheets.

At the hearing on Wednesday, a lawyer for Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi entered not guilty pleas for each one of the charges. Regardless of the outcome, Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi should be able to avoid serving any real jail time. The maximum punishment she faces for being convicted of all three crimes is a fee of $2,000. Her lawyer believes her clean record will result in a maximum fine of $500.

The Jersey Shore star says the arrest made her feel “really bad” and taught her a lesson. “I’m definitely going to stop drinking during the daytime,” she said recently. “And now when I go out, I only have a couple drinks.”

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