Frequently Used Statutes                                        

These are the statute numbers used to identify crimes listed in OPD's weekly crime statistics publication, relayed by the NCPC to the Rockridge Neighborhood Watch Network and the RockridgeNCPC Yahoo groups.              

                                                                                                                    

Statute

Crime

187

Homicide

211

Robbery—confronting a person and demanding money or property by force or fear of force. Individual or commercial, armed or strong-armed.

212.5

Residential Robbery—breaking into a home to confront the residents for money or property.

215

Carjacking

242

Battery

246

Shoot at Inhabited Dwelling or Vehicle

247

Shoot at Uninhabited Dwelling or Vehicle

459

Burglary—breaking into an empty structure (house, car, store, etc,) for the purpose of stealing.

496

Receive Stolen Property

1203

Revoke Probation

10851

Vehicle Theft

245(A)(1)

Assault on a Person Other Than Firearm

245(A)(2)

Assault on a Person With Firearm

451, 452

Arson

484, 487, 496, 529, 530

Larceny (Theft)

530.5

Identity Theft--making use of someone’s personal information (social security, D.O.B, etc.), in an illegal way, and/or for personal benefit.

594(a)

Vandalism

 

664 / in front of a statue indicates an attempted crime.

 

Statutes beginning with PC are from the Penal Code.

 

Statutes beginning with HS are from the Health and Safety Code and are usually the drug offenses of sale, possession, possession for sale, and under the influence.

 

Statutes beginning with VC are from the Vehicle Code and are primarily stolen autos. Other offenses from the Vehicle Code are drunk driving, getting towed for illegal parking or vehicle abandonment, or other offenses related to driving.

 

All other statutes can be found here:  http://www.leginfo.ca.gov/calaw.html.