Conviction for P.C. 245(a)(1) and (a)(4) in Same Case?

No is the answer to the rhetorical question posed in the title to this blog entry. In Orange County, a man was convicted on not only 245(a)(1) and 245(a)(4), but the jury found true the great bodily injury allegation which carried with it a three-year sentence enhancement. The convicted man appealed the convictions to the Fourth Appellate District, arguing that such convictions violated the double jeopardy provisions underlying Penal Code § 954. The Fourth Appellate District agreed. To read about this ruling, please click on the following link –

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