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People v. Vasquez, B255131

Sentence and conviction of residential burglary and misdemeanor trespass, with a finding that he served a prior prison term., Pen. Code sections 459, 602.5(a) and 667.5(b), are affirmed where when a new owner of a house prepares to move in, transfers utilities to her name, installs locks, leaves personal items in the house, paints an interior wall of the garage, and comes and goes during daytime hours, narrowly missing defendant's two intrusions, these facts are sufficient to establish her house is an inhabited dwelling for purposes of first degree burglary.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 08/31/2015
  • Published 08/31/2015




  • California Court of Appeal