Auto Burglary in California

Auto Burglary in California

There’s no denying that car theft is a serious problem. In 2019, 151,244 cars were reported stolen in California. That adds up to a car being stolen every 3.5 minutes. The estimated overall value of these thefts is approximately $1.2 billion. Given the toll auto thefts take on law enforcement resources and the economy, it’s not surprising […]

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Home Burglary in California

Home Burglary in California

California lawmakers created Penal Code 459 to address the issue of home burglary in the state. When you read through the law, you’ll notice an interesting detail. It states that a burglary occurs when a person enters a home with the express purpose of committing a felony or stealing something. That implies that you should […]

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Things You Should Know About Receiving Stolen Property in California

Things You Should Know About Receiving Stolen Property in California

Don’t assume that just because you didn’t actively participate in a burglary that the items taken during the burglary won’t get you into trouble. They likely will. It doesn’t really matter if you hold stolen items in your garage while your friend finds a fence, if you’re gifted a stolen television, or if you purchase […]

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What Happens If You Steal a Trailer in California?

What Happens If You Steal a Trailer in California?

As the world battles the coronavirus pandemic, most people are doing their very best to hunker down and avoid going out in public. This has led to some very interesting, and kind of creepy, scenes in cities. The usually bustling streets have become barren. Most people take that as a sign that they shouldn’t be […]

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