No. B277860.

19 Cal.App.5th 614 (2018)

THE PEOPLE, Plaintiff and Respondent, v. WILLIE OVIEDA, Defendant and Appellant.

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

January 17, 2018.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Elizabeth K. Horowitz , under appointment by the Court of Appeal, for Defendant and Appellant.

Xavier Becerra , Attorney General, Gerald A. Engler , Chief Assistant Attorney General, Lance E. Winters , Assistant Attorney General, Kenneth C. Byrne , Andrew S. Pruitt and David Glassman , Deputy Attorneys General, for Plaintiff and Respondent.


Over 50 years ago, wise and prescient Chief Justice Phil Gibson planted the judicial seed for what we now call the "community caretaking" exception to the Fourth Amendment. We apply it here. (People v. Roberts (1956) 47 Cal.2d 374, 379-380 [303 P.2d...

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