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Home Burglary vs. Robbery—What’s the Difference?

Posted by Dan Kann | Mar 04, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Los Angeles Daily News recently reported that “two men from Los Angeles were arrested on suspicion of committing a residential burglary.” The police responded to the home after neighbors heard an alarm sounding at the residential home. The caller “indicated three men—who didnt live in the ne...

Los Angeles Police Arrests Continue To Drop

Posted by Dan Kann | Dec 04, 2017 | 0 Comments

A welcome trend in Los Angeles—criminal arrests continue to drop. In addition to arrests, citations such as traffic violations also continue to fall. How drastic is this decline? From 2013 (a low year) to 20015, arrests dropped 25%. And the decline is seen across the state of California—from 1.5...

Mysterious Motorcycle Death In San Diego

Posted by Dan Kann | Dec 01, 2017 | 0 Comments

On Sunday, October 8th, police responded to a single-vehicle crash. A motorcyclist crashed into the guardrail in Bay Park, and the crash was reported around 10 p.m. by the Tecolote Canyon golf course. This case sounds relatively cut and dry as a simple accident, but homicide detectives were brou...

Silk Road Founder Loses Life Sentence Appeal

Posted by Dan Kann | Nov 13, 2017 | 0 Comments

For those of you who do not know what the silk road was (or have  it confused with something you learned back in history class) heres a quick refresher: The Silk Road was a very popular digital black market. Anonymously connecting buyers and sellers of drugs and other illegal items, it was like ...

Strange and Shocking Case Involving Polish Death Metal Band

Posted by Dan Kann | Nov 01, 2017 | 0 Comments

A very bizarre case is unfolding thats making national headlines. Recently, an entire death metal band from Poland called Decapitated has been arrested in Los Angeles on suspicion of kidnapping a woman after a show they performed in Spokane, Washington. The four members of the band are currently...

Why it Pays to Fight Your Los Angeles County Criminal Law Charges

Posted by Dan Kann | Sep 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

Whether in Los Angeles or Ventura County or elsewhere, getting charged with a crime is a very serious and scary ordeal. One reaction you should never embrace in this scenario is acceptance. Because the bottom line is this—just because you have been charged with a crime in Riverside County does not mean that y...

Tweeting Threats to The President Can Get You Arrested

Posted by Dan Kann | Apr 25, 2017 | 0 Comments

Knock knock Who's there? The secret service. The not so funny knock knock joke is no joke at all. In the age of social media and sharing everything online, there are some things that should not she shared, tweeted or snaped. One such example is tweeting threats to our president. While Preside...

New California Sexual Assault Law

Posted by Dan Kann | Feb 08, 2017 | 0 Comments

Rape falls under the category of sexual assault and when people think of rape, nonconsensual sexual intercourse committed by physical force comes to mind.  However, in California, less obvious circumstances can lead to rape charges. And now, even tougher legislation has been passed in reaction to...

California White Collar Crimes

Posted by Dan Kann | Jan 26, 2017 | 0 Comments

White collar crime is a general term applied to a wide range of nonviolent crimes perpetrated for monetary or personal gain.  White collar crimes can come under the authority of either the state or federal government.  Fraud and embezzlement are examples of white collar crimes.  One of the most h...

California Cybercrime

Posted by Dan Kann | Jan 14, 2017 | 0 Comments

In the days before everyone had a smartphone and a laptop, local area stores, and malls were shut down on Thanksgiving and days called “Cyber Monday”[1] did not even exist.  But then people like Bill Gates, Steve Wozniak and Steve Jobs made certain that most, if not all, California residents have...

Ventura County Breath Alcohol Ignition Interlock Device

Posted by Dan Kann | Jan 11, 2017 | 0 Comments

The majority of states, including California, require the installation of a Breath Alcohol Ignition Interlock Device (BAIID) after certain types of convictions. Such a device requires a breath sample before the vehicle will start and the engine will not engage if alcohol is detected.  With 50-75%...

Driving While Caffeinated—Is That a Thing?

Posted by Dan Kann | Jan 09, 2017 | 0 Comments

DUI and DWI are two criminal driving charges we write about a lot on our blog but have you ever heard of a DWC—driving while caffeinated? Well you have now! In a very interesting case out of Solano County back in 2015, an individual was charged with a DUI after cutting off an officer and driving ...

California’s Cell Phone Ban Just Got More Serious

Posted by Dan Kann | Jan 06, 2017 | 0 Comments

New year, new laws. That's always how it works in California…and every other state for that matter! One of the more buzzed about laws to take effect this year is California's enhanced cell phone ban. Before 2017, drivers were not allowed to talk on their cell phones and drive. Now drivers are not...

California New Year's Eve DUI Arrest. Things to Keep in Mind.

Posted by Dan Kann | Dec 31, 2016 | 0 Comments

According to Mothers Against Drunk Drivers[1], in 2015, there were 10,265 deaths caused by drunk driving collisions and another 290,000 people were injured.  During the Christmas and New Year's holidays, forty percent of all traffic deaths are caused by drunk drivers based on information provided...

Start The New Year With A Clean Driving Record

Posted by Dan Kann | Dec 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

2017 is upon us! And one of your New Year's resolutions (if relevant) should be to start the year with a clean California driving record. What happens on the roads of Southern California between Thanksgiving and New Years is simple—more police are on patrol looking for drunk drivers and as a resu...

Party Safe This New Years

Posted by Dan Kann | Dec 26, 2016 | 0 Comments

2017 is upon us! For many of us, ringing in the new year means enjoy a few (or a few too many) libations with friends and family. But worse than any type of 2017 party hangover is a legal hangover! No way to start a new year, At Kann California Defense Group we have put together some suggestions ...

Ventura County Holiday Drunk Driving Stats

Posted by Dan Kann | Dec 24, 2016 | 0 Comments

The most wonderful time of the year is also the time of year when the most DUI's occur. With the plethora of holiday parties and time off, that relationship should come as no surprise but what many of my clients are surprised by is just how life changing a Ventura County driving under the influen...

Santa Clarita Domestic Violence During the Holidays

Posted by Dan Kann | Dec 22, 2016 | 0 Comments

The holidays are family time. Unfortunately, it is also during this time that we see family tensions run high, often resulting in harmful domestic violence charges being filed. Domestic violence can be a very serious charge and not something you want to be convicted of, especially if there are ch...

Are Santa Clarita Holiday DUI Checkpoints Legal?

Posted by Dan Kann | Dec 18, 2016 | 0 Comments

It's that time of the year again. Yes the holidays but more specifically, the time where it seems like as soon as the sun goes down the DUI checkpoints go up throughout all of Riverside County. The reason for these checkpoints is pretty obvious—to easily find drivers that may be under the influen...

Holiday Theft in Ventura

Posted by Dan Kann | Dec 13, 2016 | 0 Comments

The holidays are here! And while it may never be a white Christmas in Ventura, walk by any store and you will be endlessly reminded of the time of year. Whether out of financial desperation or other motives, the temptation to steal is always higher during the holiday season. In Ventura, theft cri...

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