Stan Wayridge is a character from the Grand Theft Auto series who is mentioned on the Liberty Tree website. He is a Liberty Tree writer in 2001. Stan Wayridge is a Liberty Tree writer, who in February 2001 wrote about the rising crime rates in Liberty City. He writes that murder, rape, robbery, aggrevated assault, burglary, larceny, motor vehicle theft and arson are "up 11%". Whilst violent offenses (murder, rape, robbery and aggrevated assault) are "up 73%". Murders meanwhile have "increased four fifths from last years 23% of what it had been previously". For the article, Crime Report Card: Stay Home and Watch TV!, he has quotes from Police Chief Daryl M. Zolotowski and residents of Chinatown.