'Jackass' star Steve-O charged in crane stunt

Steve-O took a photo of himself atop a crane in Hollywood on Sunday, Aug. 9, 2015. (facebook.com/steveo)

"Jackass" stuntman Steve-O has been charged in connection to an incident earlier this month where he climbed to the top of a crane in Hollywood and allegedly set off fireworks.

Steve-O, whose real name is Steven Glover, was charged with creating a false emergency, use of unregistered fireworks, storing fireworks without a permit, possession of fireworks without a permit and trespass.

The first four charges carry a maximum sentence of one year in county jail and a $1,000 fine. The last count of trespass may result in 180 days in jail and $500. The fireworks charges also carry a minimum $500 fine.

City prosecutors will ask for restitution, but an exact amount has yet to be determined.

On Aug. 9, Steve-O climbed to the top of a crane with an inflatable Orca in a self-proclaimed attempt to protest SeaWorld. More than 80 firefighters, five ambulances and a helicopter were deployed.

Parts of the incident were documented on his social media accounts. Steve-O eventually voluntarily climbed back down and was arrested.

He is scheduled to be back in court on Aug. 31.
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