On Friday, the L.A. City Attorney's Office determined Willard is eligible for a $380 diversion program, which consists of a two to three week course that discusses decision making, law and other topics.
The program is often offered in lieu of criminal prosecution if a defendant has no prior criminal history within the past 10 years. In 1990, Willard was arrested for lewd conduct but pleaded to disturbing the peace.
If he enrolls, Willard has a year to complete the program and he won't be formally charged with lewd conduct upon completion. But if Willard decides not to enroll or fails to complete the course, charges can be filed against him within a year.
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