California is a strange place politically. Many years ago California had a crime known as larceny. The penalty was six months to life in the state slammer. One such prisoner was incarcerated at DVI where I worked.
He stole a bicycle from an unlocked garage. He was also an in-your-face jerk.
When he came up for parole consideration he was an in-your-face jerk with the parole board. He was an in-your-face jerk with staff. He ended up doing more than 15 years for stealing a bicycle when murderers did seven years…
Bob Walsh in the CorrectionsOne.com