What Happens When You Lie About Your Identity To Police?

What Happens When You Lie About Your Identity To Police?

Penal Code  148.9 PC prohibits one to falsely represent a fake or fictitious identity to a police officer either to evade the process of the court, or to evade the proper identification of the person1. Watch this video for the following information: A legal explanation of this crime Potential jail time Defenses in this type…

Providing False Information to a Peace or Police Officer

You commit a crime under vehicle code 31 when you provide false information to a police officer in the following manner. Orally, or In writing Additionally, the officer must be in the performance of his/her duties when such person knows that the information is false1. Examples include giving a police/peace officer any of the following…

False Statements to The DMV or CHP Explained

If you used a false or fake name at the DMV, you may have violated Vehicle Code 20 vc1. Below our criminal defense attorneys at Aizman Law Firm explain the elements, defenses and potential penalties for this crime. Defining A False Statement to the DMV or CHP If you knowingly made a false statement, or knowingly concealed any material fact in a…

Making a False Report of a Crime | Penal Code 148.5 PC

Penal Code 148.5 prohibits one to make a false report of a felony or misdemeanor to a peace officer, prosecutor, grand jury, or any employee designated to accept reports of criminal activity from citizens. Below our criminal defense lawyers explain PC 148.5. Penal Code 148.5 148.5. (a) Every person who reports to any peace officer listed in Section 830.1 or 830.2, or…

False Report of an Emergency | Penal Code 148.3 PC

148.3. (a) Any individual who reports, or causes any report to be made, to any city, county, city and county, or state department, district, agency, division, commission, or board, that an “emergency” exists, knowing that the report is false, is guilty of a misdemeanor and upon conviction thereof shall be punishable by imprisonment in a…