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Officer Lockett Issues 23123 - Rt. Hand to One of Ours

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It took less than 48 hours for a friend of LAist to bring the first V.C. 23123 infraction ticket into LAist HQ. And yes, 23123 is the much-vaunted "Hand-Held Wireless Telephone: Prohibited Use. "The phone rang and I naturally picked it up," said our friend. "My client said it'll be real quick. But it wasn't quick enough." The ticket doesn't indicate a dollar amount (and according to the driver, the phone was actually in his left hand) but according to code, the first 23123 infraction is a $20 fine (subsequent infractions are $50). Are Ofc. Lockett and others out staked out purely to pin the headsetless?