New California Charging Guidelines Consider Needs of Looters

Melina Wisecup
By Melina Wisecup
September 9, 2020NTD Evening News

Prosecutors in one California county now have to consider more carefully how they charge people with looting crimes.

Before charging someone with looting, prosectors are asked to consider if the theft was motivated by the state of emergency or simply happened at the same time as the pandemic.




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