"Shoplifting" merchandise valued at $950 or less from a commercial outlet carries the same penalties and can also be charged as a "petty theft". But a shoplifting over $950 in value is grand theft which is a felony and therefore not the same. There may be other...
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Injury is not required in a "battery" case. A misdemeanor battery is without injury, and may simply be an unlawful use of force against another ....a rude or angry touching of the individual. There are more serious charges that are felonies if there is an...
DUI and BUI (boating under the influence) are siminlar offenses when it comes to the charges and penalties. The BUI charges and penalties are outlined in California Harbors and Navigation Code section 655. It is unlawful to operate a motor propelled vessel...