THE PEOPLE, Plaintiff and Respondent, v. TITO RICHARD RUIZ, Defendant and Appellant.
Steven R. Van Sicklen, Judge
Superior Court County of Los Angeles
Vanessa Place, under appointment by the Court of Appeal, for Defendant and Appellant.
Edmund G. Brown, Jr., Attorney General, Dane R. Gillette, Chief Assistant Attorney General, Pamela C. Hamanaka, Senior Assistant Attorney General, Victoria B. Wilson, Supervising Deputy Attorney General, Jonathan J. Kline, Deputy Attorney General, for Plaintiff and Respondent.