Garden Grove, CA asked in Criminal Law for California

Q: What is the punishment likely to be for a 17 year old arrested with sawed off shotgun ?

He is 17 years old a known gang member and has no priors. The shotgun was loaded not sure how many rounds but he is also an immigrant although he has lived here most his life? What is the punishment likely to be?

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Dan E Chambers
Dan E Chambers
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Santa Ana, CA
  • Licensed in California

A: It is possible that he might receive only probation. However, if he is gang-affiliated, he could be sent to a juvneile camp. An immigration attorney should be consulted with respect to any deportation proceedings involving a minor. Regardless, you should retain counsel as soon as possible.

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