One Person Facing Criminal Charges for Hollywood Near-Riot. No, It's Not DJ Kaskade.
One person is facing criminal charges for their part in the recent "near-riot" on Hollywood Boulevard during the premiere event for the film about the Electric Daisy Carnival. That person, however, is not DJ Kaskade, the performer featured in the film and at the private premiere after-party, who took to Twitter the day of the event to encourage as many people as possible to come out and have a "block party."Instead, it's 21-year-old Noel Stephen Buller who was "charged Wednesday with one misdemeanor count of remaining at the scene of a riot, City Attorney’s Office spokesman Frank T. Mateljan said," reports CBS2, who point out that Buller has had previous run-ins with the law:
The defendant is currently on probation from a prior conviction for defrauding an innkeeper in April 2011 and is facing charges for a separate trespassing incident in May 2011.
Authorities have not opted so far to pursue charges for DJ Kaskade or the film premiere's organizers. Meanwhile, over on Twitter, DJ Kaskade has taken to cracking jokes about his powers to inspire uprisings in L.A. When asked by a follower if he would do another collaboration with Deadmau5 he quipped: "not sure - don't want LA to riot again..."