updated 1/29/2011 7:57:08 AM ET 2011-01-29T12:57:08

A man has been sentenced to probation for streaking at a rally for President Barack Obama.

Twenty-four-year-old Juan Rodriguez of Staten Island, N.Y., was arrested on charges of indecent exposure, disorderly conduct and open lewdness after streaking at the October rally before thousands in Philadelphia's Germantown section.

  1. Only on NBCNews.com
    1. OWN via Getty Images
      From belief to betrayal: How America fell for Armstrong
    2. pool via Reuters file
      US to Syria neighbors: Be ready to act on WMDs
    3. China: One-child policy is here to stay
    4. NRA: Practice Range
      New 'Practice Range' shooter game says it’s from NRA
    5. 'Gifted' priest indicted in crystal meth case
    6. AFP - Getty Images
      China's state media admits to air pollution crisis
    7. AFP - Getty Images
      French to send 1,000 more troops to Mali

He was trying to win a million-dollar prize offered by Internet billionaire Alki David. Rodriguez didn't get the $1 million .

Story: $1 million prize eludes Obama rally streaker

The Philadelphia Daily News reports that a judge sentenced Rodriguez on Friday to two years' probation to be served in New York.

Rodriguez says he picked Philadelphia because he thought the city would be more lenient.

Prosecutors had been seeking 3 to 23 months in jail.

Copyright 2011 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Discuss:

Discussion comments

,

Most active discussions

  1. votes comments
  2. votes comments
  3. votes comments
  4. votes comments