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In re Branden O., A123065

Juvenile court order making the minor a ward of the court with no termination date and placing the minor on probation subject to various terms and conditions for committing misdemeanor assault with a stun gun is affirmed where: 1) there was sufficient evidence that the stun gun at issue was capable of temporarily immobilizing a person, and substantial evidence supports the court's finding that the minor violated Penal Code sec. 244.5; and 2) the court did not abuse its discretion in admitting a police officer's testimony.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 05/29/2009
  • Published 05/29/2009

Judges

  • SEPULVEDA, J.

Court

  • California Court of Appeal

Counsel

  • For Appellant:
  • Christopher Love, First District Appellate Project, for Appellant.

  • For Appellees:
  • Edmund G. Brown Jr., Gerald A. Engler, Martin S. Kaye, Ronald E. Niver, Office of the Attorney General, for Respondent.