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People v. M.B., No. F055289

The grant of the state's petition to make Defendant a ward of the state is affirmed where Welfare and Institutions Code section 7331 allows a juvenile court to commit a ward to the Division of Juvenile Facilities (DJF) for a violation of probation: 1) if the offense for which the ward received the probation is a DJF-eligible offense; and 2) no petition alleging a more recent non-DJF-eligible offense has been sustained.

Read People v. M.B., No. F055289.

Appellate Information

APPEAL from a judgment of the Superior Court of Kern County. Peter A. Warmerdam, Juvenile Court Referee.
Cal. 5th App. Dist.
Filed June 18, 2009


Before: Wiseman, Acting P.J., Gomes, J., Kane, J.
Opinion by Wiseman, Acting P.J.


Courtney M. Selan, under appointment by the Court of Appeal, for Defendant and Appellant.

Edmund G. Brown, Jr., Attorney General, Michael P. Farrell, Assistant Attorney General, Louis M. Vasquez and Lloyd G. Carter, Deputy Attorneys General, for Plaintiff and Respondent.