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People v. Ross, B201673

When an arrestee lies to the booking officer by denying possession of a weapon and enters jail, the arrestee has violated Penal Code section 4574 and voluntarily chose to enter jail with a weapon.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 05/12/2008
  • Published 05/12/2008


  • YEGAN, J.


  • California Court of Appeal


  • For Appellant:
  • Christie Stanley, District Attorney, County of Santa Barbara;  Kimberly Smith, District Attorney and Gerald McC.Franklin, Senior Deputy District Attorney for Plaintiff and Appellant.

  • For Appellees:
  • Gregory C. Paraskou, Public Defender, County of Santa Barbara, Michael Ganschow, Deputy Public Defender, for Defendant and Respondent.
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