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PEOPLE v. TAFOYA, E029271

Penal Code section 591, which makes it a crime to unlawfully and maliciously injure or obstruct a telephone line "or appurtenances or apparatus connected therewith," applies where defendant removed the battery from his estranged wife's cordless phone during an argument.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 06/14/2001
  • Published 06/14/2001

Judges

Court

  • California Court of Appeal

Counsel

  • For Appellees:
  •  John E. Roth, Public Defender, and Christine Laicato Bordner, Deputy Public Defender, for Defendant and Appellant., Dennis L. Stout, District Attorney, and Robert P. Brown, Deputy District Attorney, for Plaintiff and Respondent.
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