Man Suspected of Robbing 2 Banks in Glendale, CA

Man Suspected of 2 Bank Robberies in Glendale, CA  Glendale authorities are searching for a male suspected of robbing a pair of banks in Glendale, CA on Monday, November 21, 2017. The 1st robbery occurred approximately around 12:15 p.m. According to Sgt. Daniel Suttles, a spokesman for the Glendale Police Department, a man entered the Citibank located at 1200 block of North Central Avenue, Glendale, CA. The robbery suspect handed the teller a note, demanding cash. Later that day around 2:15 PM, Bank of America in the 200 block of North Glendale Avenue also reported a robbery, identifying the suspect as a man that fit the same description as the first robbery. According to the Glendale Newspress,  at the second bank robbery, the alleged bank robber, "passed a note to the bank teller that basically indicated what his intentions were, and then showed that he…

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California Vehicle Theft Crimes and Penalties

California Vehicle Theft Crimes and Penalties There are a few laws in California which impose criminal charges for taking a vehicle without permission in California. A few common criminal charges involving vehicle theft crimes are: Unauthorized Use of Vehicle Vehicle Code Section 10851 VC, otherwise known as "Joyriding", which involves the unlawful taking or tampering with a vehicle Carjacking California Penal Code Section 215 PC Grand Theft Auto Penal Code Section 487(d)(1) PC Grand Theft Auto Criminal Charges in California Under California law Grand Theft Auto Penal Code 487(d)(1) is a vehicle crime that may be charged as misdemeanor or as felony. In order for you to be charged with 487(d)(1) the prosecutor must prove the following elements: The defendant took a vehicle owned by another person; The defendant took the vehicle without the vehicle owner’s permission or consent; When the defendant took the car, s/he intended to permanently…

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California Computer Crimes PC 502 & PC 530.5

California Computer Crimes Penal Code Section 530.5 PC Under California Penal Code Section 530.5 PC, identity theft is broken down into four (4) classes which including the following: California Penal Code Section 530.5(a) PC - Unauthorized use of another person's personal identifying information. California Penal Code Section 530.5(c) PC - Fraudulent possession of another person's personal identifying information. California Penal Code Section 530.5(d)(1) PC - Fraudulent sale, transfer or conveyance of another person's personal identifying information. California Penal Code Section 530.5(d)(2) PC - Knowingly selling, transferring or conveying another person's personal identifying information to facilitate its unauthorized use. Computer Crimes California Penal Code Section 502 et. seq. Under California Penal Code Section 502(c) PC unauthorized computer access and fraud can occur in many ways including but not limited to when a defendant knowingly and without permission: Accessed altered, damaged, deleted, destroyed or used data, a computer, a computer system, or computer…

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Embezzlement PC 503 Penalties and Defenses

California Embezzlement Penal Code Section 503 PC California embezzlement charges are categorized as white collar crime and theft crime which involves a defendant to unlawfully take property from another person which has entrusted the defendant with their property.California Penal Code Section 503 PC  governs embezzlement charges. Generally, people charged with embezzlement are employees that have committed an theft. It is vital for your case that you consult with a experienced embezzlement defense attorney in the early stages of criminal proceedings. Generally, it is a good idea to contact an California criminal defense attorney after you have been arrested. How to Prove Embezzlement in California? California embezzlement charges require the prosecution to prove the following: The defendant fraudulently took property from another Defendant intended to permanently deprive the owner of his or her property Owner entrusted his or her property to the defendant The defendant fraudulently converted or used that…

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Sex Offender Parolees Should Never Remove GPS Trackers

Sex Crime Cases in Los Angeles Paroled sex offenders who remove their GPS trackers may be in for more than they bargained for if Los Angeles lawmakers get their way.  In October 2011, AB 109 came into effect, which sent parole violators to county jail instead of overcrowded state prisons when parole violations occurred. Unfortunately, a number of those parole violators are sex offenders who have Los Angeles law enforcement highly concerned for public safety. An unforeseen repercussion of the law was that parole violator often only spend a couple of days in lockup, with many serving no time if the local jail was already overcrowded. Consequently, sex offenders who remove their GPS trackers have little incentive to not violate their requirement to wear a tracking device, endangering public safety as a result. In fact in Los Angeles County alone, GPS warrants for sex…

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