San Diego County dad arrested for throwing daughter Playboy party

POWAY, Calif. (KABC) -- A Poway dad could face up to six months in jail for throwing a Playboy Mansion-themed birthday party for his 18-year-old daughter and hundreds of her underage friends.

Photos from Jeff Lake's daughter's birthday party are all over Instagram.

Roughly 200 guests attended the bash, and it wasn't long before neighbors called in to complain.

It allegedly took "a small army of sheriff's deputies" to shut it down.

"You have a party like this, it's almost like you're giving out hand grenades as party favors," said Poway Mayor Steve Vaus. "It's a disaster waiting to happen."

Lake was arrested, though he has yet to be formally charged. He denied the allegations, claiming he did not allow any alcohol consumption at the party.

In addition to jail, he could be forced to pay thousands of dollars in fines for the amount of time it took deputies to clean up the neighborhood after the party.

KGTV contributed to this report.

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