Most people would like to pretend that they were never arrested and never accused of criminal activity. They hope that if they pretend it never happened, that no one will ever learn about the incident. The understandable desire to put an arrest behind them is why few people ever stop to consider whether or not […]
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The Best Way to Smoothly Get Through a Traffic Stop
Traffic stops are always a nerve-wracking experience, especially if you’re not sure why the cop is signaling for you to pull over. The good news is that there are some things you can do to make the entire process go more smoothly. Don’t Try to Run Many of us have a strange urge to try […]
Understanding the New Flocking Trend
Burglaries are a problem in California. In 2021, California property crimes increased by 2.4% from 2020. According to the Public Policy Institute of California, 16% of the reported property crimes in California were burglaries. Traditionally, burglaries are committed by one, sometimes two people, who are simply hoping to make some money, but over the past […]
What Happens if I Disturb the Peace in California?
Disturbing the peace is kind of a blanket term in California. If you’re charged with disturbing the peace, it basically means that you did something to irritate someone. Examples of this can include anything from deciding to mow your lawn in the middle of the night to playing really loud music, getting into a fight […]
Using a False Compartment to Hide Drugs
There is often a great deal of surprise when people are formally charged with crimes, in large part they find themselves facing charges that they didn’t even know existed. A perfect example of this is someone who has been arrested for drugs. It’s not uncommon for them to learn that in addition to possession of […]
Brake Checking in California
“Brake check” is a term that refers to the act of someone slamming hard on their brakes while they’re driving in front of another driver, forcing the other driver to either slam on their own brakes or swerve out of the way. It’s often done because the driver of the lead vehicle feels the second […]
What is Compounding a Crime in California?
You aren’t allowed to compound a crime in California. If you’re caught doing so, the legal ramifications will be severe. Compounding a crime is the act of taking something of value, such as money, for the specific purpose of hiding a crime from the police. Examples of this include taking money in exchange for hiding […]
Can I Get in Trouble for Having a Fake Gun in California?
When you walk into a toy store, you will find entire shelves full of imitation guns. Some don’t look even close to real, while others are surprisingly authentic looking. Looking at the authentic toys, it’s easy to wonder if you could get in trouble for having an imitation gun in California. The answer is both […]
What Parents Should Know About Fentanyl
Every parent should be worried about fentanyl. It’s showing up with increasing regularity in common street drugs. Unfortunately, the synthetic opioid is often missed with common street drugs because it’s a cheap way to increase the potency of other drugs. Fentanyl is 50 times stronger than plain heroin and 100 times stronger than morphine. In […]
What Happens if You Damage a Communication Device?
California lawmakers understand how important it is for a person to call for help when they’re in danger which is why it’s illegal to damage a communication device. The good news is that the police aren’t going to knock on your door and arrest you just because you dropped your cell phone on the sidewalk […]