Banished from the Magic Kingdom

  • 11/05/2013
  • Reporters Desk

Fullerton — On Nov. 4, a former Disneyland employee was ordered to perform 100 hours of community service and stay at least 100 yards away from the theme park, after admitting guilt to setting off two dry ice bombs.

Christian Isaiah Barnes, 23, plead guilty to misdemeanor possession of a destructive device as part of a plea bargain.   The Orange County Superior Court sentenced Barnes, a Long Beach resident, to the 36 days in jail he has served and three years of informal probation.

Barnes originally was charged with felony possession of a destructive device in a public place, a crime that could have carried up to six years in prison.No one was injured during the May 28 explosion after Barnes placed the a bottle of dry ice in a thrash can and it exploded after a janitor unknowingly left the bottle on the ground.

However officials closed the area of the park, known as Toontown for about three hours.

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