A San Jose man who smashed the windows of three East Palo Alto churches in search of a bathroom must pay a total of $9,725 in restitution, a San Mateo County Superior Court judge has ordered.
Judge Jonathan Karesh ordered Banks to pay $8,656.47 to Open Door Church of God and $1,069 to Mount Olive Missionary Baptist and restitution in an amount yet to be determined to the Church of the Living God.
Banks pleaded no contest to one count of felony vandalism during a pretrial conference on May 23. He originally faced three felony counts. Under the plea deal, he received three years of supervised probation and 108 days in county jail with credit for time served. He must also obtain counseling and pay other court fees.
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