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Amanda Bynes

City Atty PISSED After Actress

Skates in Hit-n-Run Cases

12/14/2012 12:20 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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Amanda Bynes
is a danger to the public ... and a judge should NOT have let her off the hook in her 2 hit-and-run cases after she paid off the victims ... this according to the L.A. City Attorney.

We broke the story, Bynes was charged with two counts of hit-and-run stemming from two separate incidents over the past year in which she allegedly plowed into cars ... and fled the scene.

But Bynes has since struck a financial settlement with both sets of victims ... and Amanda's attorney went to court this week and convinced the judge to throw out the criminal charges against the actress.

The decision INFURIATED the L.A. City Attorney's Office, which STRONGLY objected based on the fact that there were multiple incidents and that Bynes has a DUI case pending, stemming from an incident in April when Bynes allegedly crashed into a cop car.

As for the DUI case, the District Attorney's Office is still moving forward with that case -- which is scheduled to go in front of the judge next month.

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46.

Sally    

Typical LA Judges - Prosecuters work hard and the Juidges let the guillty off and lewt them go. Must be a lot of dangerous people and criminals running the streets of LA with Judges like that. Thank goodness I do not live in LA.

647 days ago
47.

Sally    

To the LA Judges - thanks for protecting the public -- NOT.

647 days ago
48.

kells    

What a dumb bitch. How is it legal to pay people off?

647 days ago
49.

gene brock    

What the hell is wrong with judges in LA? LiLo skates time and time again and now this? Too liberal and mking it unsafe in LA

647 days ago
50.

Trecee    

Money talked and bullsh!t walked.

647 days ago
51.

hello!    

WOW - I'm surprised the citizens of California will allow this to continue. Why aren't they writing their Mayors, Governors, anyone! Aren't they afraid that they, their children, or family members are going to get killed by one of these people who get off so easily. I feel like writing the tourist board (if there is one) and saying I would never visit California now since California has no concern for the welfare of the people on the streets. I just don't understand.

647 days ago
52.

jpm4444    

if you are a celeb in L.A., the judges will kiss your ass and let you do pretty much whatever you want.

647 days ago
53.

Lindsay Lohan Fan Forever    

Good move those charges were racking up.

647 days ago
54.

CJ    

She compensated the true victims. Sounds good to me. Sorry the goobermint didn't gets its pound of flesh and cash. Perhaps some of you would like to be hit by the poor who won't cough up a dime in damages and have not insurance. Dolts

647 days ago
55.

CJ    

She compensated the true victims. Sounds good to me. Sorry the goobermint didn't gets its pound of flesh and cash. Perhaps some of you would like to be hit by the poor who won't cough up a dime in damages and have not insurance. Dolts

647 days ago
56.

swack    

I totally understand the anger here and agree no one should get away with what both Amanda and Lindsay have gotten by with. There are traffic law offices all across the country that can get the common man off these types of things also. My daughter's boyfriend, about a year ago was charged with a hit and run in two different precincts. Damage was of felony amount. I think in the end the law office got it pled down to misdemeanors and no points on the driver's license. I don't agree with it but it does happen even with the common folk. What blows my mind on this is the city attorney is outraged that she skirted but I have yet to see where the city attorney is outraged at all the times Lindsay has skirted.

647 days ago
57.

Dr Samuel Weiscrak    

Amanda Bynes - #WINNING

647 days ago
58.

_][ Character_Assassin ][_    

Why is LA County DA's office infuriated? They know the routine. Cash money rules the world around them and probably their office too.

647 days ago
59.

Sunset    

This disgusting. Celebrity justice at its finest. Just because you can payoff the victms doesn't mean you should have the charges dismissed. You still deserve jail time for two hit and runs. I hope she gets jail time for the DUI but she probably won't. When she kills someone the blood of her victims will be on these horrible judges heads!

647 days ago
60.

O-Dog2GX    

The DA's playing stupid for airtme. He & the judge probably also got $$$$$

647 days ago
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