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People v. Byrd, 077269

Sentence and conviction of first degree murder, Pen. Code section 187(a), and driving in willful or wanton disregard for the safety of persons or property while fleeing from a pursuing police officer, Veh. Code section 2800.2(a), are: 1) reversed as to conviction for violating section 2800.2, where it is not supported by substantial evidence because there was no proof that either of the pursuing officers wore a distinctive uniform; but 2) otherwise affirmed.

Appellate Information

  • Decided
  • Published 2016/07/29




  • California Court of Appeal