Case Results

Berkeley Client Not Charged for Possession of a Knife

Our client from Berkeley was cited for a violation of Penal Code Section 21510(b) – (possession of a switchblade knife), during a protest at UC Berkeley. After a lengthy investigation and numerous contacts and negotiations with the police and the Alameda County District Attorney's Office, no criminal charges were filed.

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Seth P. Chazin is a San Francisco Bay Area Criminal Defense Lawyer with over 30 years experience.

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