Tag Archives: CC 1750

Grand Theft Statute (PC 487) Requires Application of Proposition 47
March 19th, 2020

In People v. Wehr (2019) 41 Cal.App.5th 123, 126-27 the defendant argued that his offense for receiving a stolen vehicle was eligible for misdemeanor treatment under PC 496 if the value of the stolen vehicle did not exceed $950. People v. Page (2017) 3 Cal.5th 1175 held that the general petty theft statute controls if […]

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Does receipt of a stolen vehicle (Pen. Code, § 496d) fall within the scope of Proposition 47 even if the value of the vehicle is less than $950?
October 14th, 2018

In People v, Bussey (2018) 24 CA5th 1056 the defendant contended that his conviction for receipt of a stolen vehicle should be reduced to a misdemeanor under Proposition 47 because the provisions of Penal Code section 496 for misdemeanor sentencing apply as a matter of law to the more specific section 496d. The Court of […]


Juror Unanimity/Duplicity: Receiving Stolen Property
May 1st, 2014

  People v. Mitchell (2008) 164 Cal. App. 4th 442, affirmed a defendant’s conviction of multiple counts of receiving stolen property where the trial court had used CC 1750. The defendant complained on appeal that the trial court had incorrectly rejected a proposed defense instruction on unanimity and instead added a unanimity instruction which could […]

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