California Penal Code Section 653 K
Carrying a Switch Blade under California Penal Code Section 653 K, is a criminal offense and it is normally filed as a misdemeanor. Carrying a Switch Blade is as its name suggests, the transport of a switch blade on an individual.
Definition of a Switch Blade:
Â· A knife whose blade measures over 2â€ long
Â· A knife that mechanically has the ability to be flicker open
Elements of the Crime
In order to take a Carrying a Switch Blade CPC 653 K case to trial, certain elements of the crime will have to be proven. This includes:
Â· That the defendant transported a switch blade in a vehicle, in the passengerâ€™s or driverâ€™s side
Â· That the defendant made the switch blade visible
Â· That the defendant produced, sold or offered for sale any kind or any amount of switch blade with someone else
Punishments for CPC 653 K
These penalties are to be determined by a judge and he/she will make a decision based on the circumstances surrounding the case. When found guilty of Carrying a Switch Blade , it is usually filed as a misdemeanor, which is punishable by up to one thousand dollars in fines.
Legal Defenses for California Penal Code 653 K
A good lawyer can present many legal and valid defenses for Carrying a Switch Blade charges under California Penal Code 653 K to prove someoneâ€™s innocence. MacGregor and Collins is based in Orange County, California, and has successfully defended those who were falsely accused of Carrying a Switch Blade . Call (949) 250-6097 to speak to a lawyer, should you be on trial for Carrying a Switch Blade .
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