San Bernardino County Throwing of Missiles
Missile as defined in San Bernardino
In San Bernardino, it is illegal for any person to throw a missile at a moving vehicle. For the purpose of this section, the ordinance defines missile as any missile, object or projectile, including but not limited to, a snowball or ice. The ordinance applies to any location within San Bernardino County, and applies to any person who throws a missile at a moving vehicle, regardless of whether it hits the vehicle, misses or lands inside the vehicle. It applies to any moving vehicle occupied by one or more person.
Penalty for throwing a missile in San Bernardino
San Bernardino takes the throwing of missiles at a vehicle very seriously. It is charged as a misdemeanor, and carries a sentence of up to six (6) months in jail and a fine of up to $500. Both can be applied. The fact that this is charged as a misdemeanor means that San Bernardino takes this activity very seriously.
Handle a charge of throwing a missile in San Bernardino aggressively
Contact the Law Office of Stephanie Arrache, a Palm Springs criminal defense firm, if you have been charged with throwing a missile in San Bernardino. These actions are most often pranks with no harm meant. However, there are serious consequences that follow this prank, and can put a misdemeanor on your record. This charge can be won, dismissed or even pled down to an infraction if handled aggressively by the right attorney.
Law Office of Stephanie M. Arrache
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Palm Springs, CA 92262
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