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People v. Powell, No. C057847

In a prosecution of defendant for DUI related offenses, judgment of the trial court is reversed in part, affirmed in part and remanded where: 1) the trial court did not err in substituting two misdemeanor charges for two felony charges for which there was insubstantial evidence; but 2) defendant's conviction for leaving the scene of an injury accident pursuant to section 20001 is reversed as no substantial evidence supports the conviction.  

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Appellate Information

Filed January 25, 2010


Opinion by Judge Sims

For Appellant:   Patricia L. Brisbois

For Appellee:   Edmund G. Brown Jr., Attorney General, Michael P. Farrell, Assistant Attorney General, David A. Rhodes and Daniel B. Bernstein, Deputy Attorneys General