Compton Rival Gang Members Charged with Murder of 3 Year Old

Compton Rival Gang Members Charged with The Murder of 3-Year Old Boy The Compton murder of a 3-year-old boy who was killed in a shootout that took place in a Compton liquor store parking lot between to rival gang members. Allegedly, Harris' girlfriend and her 3-year-old son Franklin were inside that car were the shooting took place. According to ABC 7 news, the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office announced charges against Dwayne Ward, 30, and Kevaughn Harris, 27 , two rival gang members on Friday. Both Ward and Harris were each charged with one count of murder, shooting at an occupied motor vehicle and possession of a firearm by a felony. If convicted as charged, Ward and Harris face a possible maximum sentence of life in prison. According to PC 187, the California law governing the crime of murder, murder is defined as “the unlawful…

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Anaheim Teen Altercation with Off-Duty LAPD Officer: No Charges Filled

No Charges Filled By Anaheim Prosecutors Against Off-Duty LAPD Officer During a Wednesday news conference, Anaheim prosecutors stated, "they were unable to prove beyond a reasonable doubt that Ferguson didn’t have the right to detain the 13-year-old as part of a citizen’s arrest, or that the officer used excessive force", according to the Orange County Register. Los Angeles criminal defense attorney R.J. Manuelian, representing 13-year-old Christian Dorscht pro bono following an altercation in Anaheim with an off-duty Los Angeles police officer. Los Angeles criminal defense attorney, R.J. Manuelian will be discussing the case on KTLA between 3-4pm on January 24, 2018. Per statement to scpr.com, criminal defense attorney R.J. Manuelian, said "he thinks Ferguson would’ve been charged if he hadn’t been a cop. It sends a message that rogue officers will get a pass while good citizens come in last". In an interview with the Los Angeles Times,…

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Los Angeles Domestic Violence Defense Lawyer
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Los Angeles Domestic Violence Defense Lawyer

Los Angeles Domestic Violence Lawyer Experienced Los Angeles domestic violence defense lawyer, R. J. Manuelian has been successful in representing clients arrested or charged with domestic violence in California. Per California Penal Code Section 273.5(a) PC, it is illegal to injure a spouse, cohabitant or fellow parent in an act of domestic violence. This offense is also referred to as domestic abuse, domestic violence, or corporal injury to a spouse. Penalties for violating California domestic violence laws vary depending on the defendant's previous criminal record and the seriousness of the injuries to a partner. Under California’s Three Strikes law cases of domestic violence which involve extreme injuries can qualify as a "strike" and this conviction can be used to enhance penalties for future offenses. Domestic Violence Allegation Requires the Assistance of an Experienced Domestic Violence Defense Attorney Domestic violence allegations are serious and can land you in court even if the alleged victim recants a previous statement…

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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
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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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