I was found off property and wasn't identified by victim but was by officer who watched tape. Stolen property was found near my location but not on me. I got charged with a robbery and assault. Is that right? Am I guilty?
To commit criminal trespass, you must: (1) intentionally enter onto someone else's property; (2) without the owner's consent; and (3) remain on the property until you are removed. Penal Code 602(m); CALCRIM 2931.
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Expungement is available to those who receive, and who are able to successfully complete, a sentence of probation. This is true regardless of whether your underlying conviction was for a misdemeanor or a felony. Penal Code 1203.4(a).
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