Conviction of defendant for making criminal threats is affirmed as the trial court was acting within its discretion in denying defendant's Pitchess motion to the extent that it made a common sense determination that defendant's version of events was not plausible based on a reasonable and realistic assessment of the facts and allegations.
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Filed February 9, 2010
Opinion by Judge Miller
For Appellant: Christopher Nalls
For Appellee: Edmund G. Brown, Jr., Attorney General, Dane R. Gillette, Chief Assistant Attorney General, Gary W. Schons, Assistant Attorney General, James D. Dutton, Charles C. Ragland and Scott C. Taylor, Deputy Attorneys General