Docket No. 13961.

267 Cal.App.2d 155 (1968)

72 Cal. Rptr. 696

THE PEOPLE, Plaintiff and Respondent. v. LAWRENCE CARLOS SMITH, Defendant and Appellant.

Court of Appeals of California, Second District, Division Five.

November 4, 1968.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Edward L. Lascher, under appointment by the Court of Appeal, for Defendant and Appellant.

Thomas C. Lynch, Attorney General, William E. James, Assistant Attorney General, and Mark L. Christiansen, Deputy Attorney General, for Plaintiff and Respondent.


Defendant was charged by information in count I with a violation of section 487, subdivision 3 of the Penal Code (grand theft of an automobile), and in count II, with a violation of section 496 of the Penal Code (receiving stolen property). Defendant pleaded not guilty and requested a jury trial. After a trial by jury, defendant was found guilty of violation of section 496 of the Penal Code, and not guilty as to the other count. Probation was denied,...

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