*In LA, compared to previous years, crime is down overall, but certainly not enough to justify going whole hog on … jaywalkers!

Yep, pedestrians should think twice before jaywalking in downtown L.A. — or they could walk away with a $191 fine.

“This is about preventing thefts and robberies, said LAPD Lt. Paul Vernon. “Jaywalking is often done by thieves, purse snatchers and robbery suspects to target their victims.”

Hmm, read more HERE.