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People v. Hochanadel, No. D054743

In an appeal from a trial court's order quashing a search warrant for the premises of medical marijuana providers, the order is reversed where the court erred in finding that defendant qualified as a primary caregiver under the Compassionate Use Act and the Medical Marijuana Program Act, and in finding that the detective who authored the search warrant affidavit was not qualified to opine as to the legality of defendant's activities.

Read People v. Hochanadel, No. D054743

Appellate Information

Filed August 18, 2009


Opinion by Judge Nares


For Appellant:

Jacqueline C. Jackson, Deputy District Attorney, San Francisco, CA

For Respondents:

Marylou Hilbert

James M. Crawford, Orange, CA