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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Gang Enhancement Law Penal Code Section 186.22 PC

Criminal Street Gang Enhancement Law Penal Code Section 186.22 PC California Criminal Street Gang Enhancement Law under Penal Code Section 186.22 PC states that anyone who is convicted of a felony committed for the benefit of, at the direction of, or in association with any criminal street gang with the intent to promote, further or assist in any criminal conduct by gang members shall, upon conviction, also be sentenced as follows: By an additional two, three or four years at the discretion of the Judge; If the felony is a serious felony, by an additional 5 years; If the felony is a violent felony, by an additional 10 years; What is Considered a Serious and Violent Felony? Serious and violent felonies include, but not limited to murder, manslaughter, use of a firearm, robbery, bank robbery, victim or witness intimidation, certain drug offenses and crimes against…

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False Impersonation Penal Code Section 529 PC

False Impersonation California Penal Code Section 529 PC Under California law, false impersonation Penal Code Section 529 PC, occurs when a defendant impersonates another person, by using their name, in an effort to cause harm to that person, or to unlawfully gain a benefit. The key element of false impersonation, in most cases, is whether or not an additional act was performed, beyond the deceitful misrepresentation. False Impersonation By Use of Document or ID A defendant can be charged with false impersonation, by verifying, publishing, acknowledging or proving a document in the name of another person in order to pass it off as true. For instance, a defendant attempts to cash a check issued to another person, but pretends to be that person. California Penal Code 148.9 PC Under California Penal Code 148.9 PC, it is a crime to represent a false identity to any California…

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