You hear stories all the time about people who destroyed another person’s cell phone specifically to prevent that other person from calling help when they were worried about their physical safety. Most of these cases involve victims of domestic abuse though it can also happen...

Drugs are a serious problem in California, particularly in the state’s large cities. Psychology Today reported that in 2018 in San Fransisco alone there were an estimated 22,000 people who routinely used intravenous drugs. A majority of these people were addicted to heroin, methamphetamines, and...

When you think about it, you don’t often hear about pickpocketers these days. It’s not because pickpocketing is no longer a problem, but because crimes involving pickpocketers are either givcriminal historyen different names and because they seldom generate any media attention. According to the CBS affiliate...

Disorderly conduct in California isn’t really one specific charge. It’s a blanket term that covers a surprisingly large array and variety of charges. Charges that fall under the category of disorderly conduct in California include: ✦ Trespassing ✦ Rioting ✦ Begging ✦ Disturbing the peace ✦ Prostitution (both soliciting and engaging) ✦ Public intoxication ✦ Loitering ✦ Invasion of privacy ✦ And many...