PAUL KITAGAKI JR. / pkitagaki@sacbee.com

Katt Williams, left, and attorney Harris Taback appear in Sacramento Superior Court for a bizarre Capitol Park incident in November involving the entertainer.

Judge puts comedian Katt Williams on probation for attack on store worker

Published: Thursday, Aug. 22, 2013 - 8:43 am
Last Modified: Thursday, Aug. 22, 2013 - 11:43 am

Micah "Katt" Williams, the troubled comedian who attacked a Woodland Target store employee late last year, was banned from the department store and ordered to serve a year of informal probation as part of a plea entered this week.

Williams' attorney entered a plea of no contest to misdemeanor battery on the comedian's behalf Tuesday in Yolo Superior Court, according to the Yolo County District Attorney's Office.

A judge ordered Williams to stay away from the store employee, barred Williams from possessing a firearm for 10 years and directed him to pay a $200 fine, according to information on the district attorney's website.

The Nov. 25 incident went viral on YouTube and was one in a string of bizarre incidents involving Williams in late 2012.

They included Williams commandeering a three-wheeled motorcycle near Capitol Park in downtown Sacramento earlier on Nov. 25, nearly running down five pedestrians as well as misdemeanor arrests in Seattle earlier in November.

Call The Bee's Richard Chang, (916) 321-1018. Follow him on Twitter @RichardYChang.

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