Criminal Offenses Involving Property

At Ahmed & Sukaram, Attorneys at Law, we defend individuals accused of all crimes against property in California . The list below is not an exclusive list of crimes against property. Also, some of these crimes may fit more appropriately into a different classification. We have just listed them for the sake of simplicity. If you have been arrested or charged with one of the offenses below give us a call to today!

* The four digit numbers preceding the name of the crime is the corresponding CALCRIM jury instruction number for the offense.

A. ARSON

  • (i) Aggravated
  • 1500. Aggravated Arson (Pen. Code, § 451.5)
  • 1501. Arson: Great Bodily Injury (Pen. Code, § 451)
  • 1502. Arson: Inhabited Structure (Pen. Code, § 451(b))
  • 1503-1514. Reserved for Future Use
  • (ii) Simple Arson
  • 1515. Arson (Pen. Code, § 451(b))
  • 1516-1519. Reserved for Future Use
  • (iii) Attempted Arson
  • 1520. Attempted Arson (Pen. Code, § 455)
  • 1521-1529. Reserved for Future Use
  • B. UNLAWFULLY CAUSING A FIRE
  • 1530. Unlawfully Causing a Fire: Great Bodily Injury (Pen. Code, § 452)
  • 1531. Unlawfully Causing a Fire: Inhabited Structure (Pen. Code, § 452)
  • 1532. Unlawfully Causing a Fire (Pen. Code, § 452)
  • 1533-1549. Reserved for Future Use
  • C. OTHER RELATED INSTRUCTIONS
  • 1550. Possession of Incendiary Device (Pen. Code, § 453)
  • 1551. Arson Enhancements (Pen. Code, §§ 451.1, 456(b))

B. BURGLARY

  • 1700. Burglary (Pen. Code, § 459)
  • 1701. Burglary: Degrees (Pen. Code, § 460)
  • 1703. Shoplifting (Pen. Code, § 459.5)

C. RECEIVING STOLEN PROPERTY AND RELATED INSTRUCTIONS

  • 1750. Receiving Stolen Property (Pen. Code, § 496(a))
  • 1751. Defense to Receiving Stolen Property: Innocent Intent
  • 1752. Owning or Operating a Chop Shop (Veh. Code, § 10801)

D. TAKING OR TAMPERING WITH VEHICLE

  • 1820. Unlawful Taking or Driving of Vehicle (Veh. Code, § 10851(a), (b))
  • 1821. Tampering With a Vehicle (Veh. Code, § 10852)
  • 1822. Unlawful Taking of Bicycle or Vessel (Pen. Code, § 499b)

E. VANDALISM

  • 2900. Vandalism (Pen. Code, § 594)
  • 2901. Vandalism: Amount of Damage (Pen. Code, § 594(b)(1))
  • 2902. Damaging Phone or Electrical Line (Pen. Code, § 591)

F. LOITERING

  • 2915. Loitering (Pen. Code, § 647(h))
  • 2916. Loitering: Peeking (Pen. Code, § 647(i))
  • 2917. Loitering: About School (Pen. Code, § 653b)

G. TRESPASS

  • 2929. Trespass After Making Credible Threat (Pen. Code, § 601(a))
  • 2930. Trespass: To Interfere With Business (Pen. Code, § 602(k))
  • 2931. Trespass: Unlawfully Occupying Property (Pen. Code, § 602(m))
  • 2932. Trespass: Entry Into Dwelling (Pen. Code, § 602.5(a) & (b))
  • 2933. Trespass: Person Present (Pen. Code, § 602.5(b))

H. ANIMALS

  • 2950. Failing to Maintain Control of a Dangerous Animal (Pen. Code, § 399)
  • 2951. Negligent Control of Attack Dog (Pen. Code, § 399.5)
  • 2952. Defenses: Negligent Control of Attack Dog (Pen. Code, § 399.5(c))
  • 2953. Cruelty to Animals (Pen. Code, § 597(a))

A criminal conviction can have long-term personal and financial consequences. Having a criminal record can make it more difficult to find and hold a job, rent an apartment and obtain a loan. To protect your future, we take an aggressive approach to defending property crimes and work to minimize the harm and losses you suffer in both the immediate future and long term.

Learn more about your rights and how we can help you. Call our San Jose law office today at 866-477-0965 or contact us online.