So I get a ticket for it.. A Must appear in Court Ticket..
The judge was very stern but fair, he was kicking all the late people out of the court room and only allowed those with tickets to be there.. He was throwing out tickets left and right. There were 5 people before me and only one got a ticket and the rest provided proof that the tickets weren't there's.
So I get in front of the judge he announces what my ticket is.
"being in a park after dark, do you sear to tell the whole truth, and what is your name and address"
I spit out my name address and proceed to say "guilty due to ignorance"
He says "New Jersey wow that's a long commute"
I said "yeah I know I would have been glad to just pay a fine and be done with it"
He asks "why were you there"
I told him the reason and this is what he says..
"it's not ignorance, over here in New York we have all sorts of crazy laws.. In New Jersey you're allowed to walk the beaches when ever you want, I'm going to dismiss this cause you obviously didn't know"
This is actually a little hopefully for our system. Even though I had to miss two days of work to get there( I went once and it was postponed), and really was at the courts digression. He could have thrown what could have been a 200 dollar fine at me for all I know. Thank fully we still have some people who sit in high places who have a little common sense.