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People v. McDonald, A108690

Denial of defendant's motion to suppress evidence seized after defendant was detained for urinating in public is affirmed where defendant's act of urinating in public satisfied the statutory definition of "public nuisance" as elucidated in California case law, and thus, his detention and search incident thereto were not unlawful.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 03/08/2006
  • Published 03/08/2006

Judges

  • KLINE, P.J.

Court

  • California Court of Appeal

Counsel

  • For Appellant:
  • First District Appellate Project, Matthew Zwerling, Executive Director, Alan Siraco, Staff Attorney, Attorneys for Appellant.

  • For Appellees:
  • Bill Lockyer, Attorney General, Robert R. Anderson, Chief Asst. Atty. Gen., Gerald A. Engler, Sr. Asst. Atty. Gen., Amy Haddix, Deputy Attorney General, Ann P. Wathen, Deputy Attorney General, Attorneys for Respondent.
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