Conviction of defendant for making criminal threats and giving false information to a police officer, arising from an altercation with another motorist at a gas station, is affirmed as substantial evidence supports conviction for making criminal threats where the jury reasonably could have found that the defendant's action created a sustained fear, a state of mind that was certainly more than momentary, fleeting, or transitory.
Filed January 11, 2010
Opinion by Judge Mohr
For Appellant: Carol S. Boyk
For Appellee: Edmund G. Brown Jr., Attorney General, Dane R. Gillette, Chief Assistant Attorney General, Pamela C. Hamanaka, Senior Assistant Attorney General, Kenneth C. Byrne and Tannaz Kouhpainezhad, Deputy Attorneys General