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PEOPLE v. GALLEGOS, B147414

Where officers executing a valid search warrant discover weapons and contraband in plain view, such items are lawfully seized pursuant to Penal Code section 1238(a)(7), even if they were not denominated in the warrant.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 02/28/2002
  • Published 02/28/2002

Judges

  • ALDRICH, J.

Court

  • California Court of Appeal

Counsel

  • For Appellant:
  •  Steve Cooley, District Attorney, Brent Riggs and William Woods, Deputy District Attorneys, for Plaintiff and Appellant.

  • For Appellees:
  • Law Offices of Charles T. Mathews and Charles T. Mathews, Pasadena, Raymond G. Ballister, Jr. and Jeffrey A. Rager, for Defendant and Respondent Lonnie Hagan Gallegos., Bruce A. Hoffman, Alternate Public Defender, and Felicia Kahn Grant, Deputy Alternate Public Defender, for Defendant and Respondent Jerry Manuel Ramirez.