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City Hall critic pleads no contest to disturbing the peace infraction

An attorney engaged in a controversy with Los Angeles City Hall has pleaded no contest to disturbing the peace, according to court records and city prosecutors.

Wayne Spindler, an Encino attorney, entered the plea to the infraction July 7 after the Los Angeles city attorney’s office agreed to dismiss charges of misdemeanor possession of an assault weapon and possession of a high-capacity magazine, an infraction, according to city prosecutors and court records.

The gun-related charges stemmed from a restraining order limiting Spindler’s contact with Los Angeles City Council President Herb Wesson.

Spindler was arrested in May 2016 a few days after he handed in a public...

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