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PEOPLE v. MORSE, A101894

One can be convicted under Penal Code section 453 for having an incentiary device with an intent to torch one's own property; the statute does not require an intent to affect the property of another.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 03/05/2004
  • Published 03/17/2004




  • California Court of Appeal


  • For Appellees:
  •  Rodney Richard Jones, under appointment by the Court of Appeal, Highland, for Defendant and Appellant, Timothy Douglas Morse., Bill Lockyer, Atty. Gen., Robert R. Anderson, Chief Asst. Atty. Gen., Gerald A. Engler, Sr. Asst. Atty. Gen., Martin S. Kaye, Supervising Deputy Atty. Gen., Ronald E. Niver, Deputy Atty. Gen., for Plaintiff and Respondent.
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