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People v. Fierro, No. B209030

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.     

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Appellate Information

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