CALIFORNIA VEHICLE CODE 31, PROVIDING FALSE INFORMATION TO POLICE OFFICER
It is a crime under California Vehicle Code 31 to provide false information to a police officer while he/she is performing her duties. You can be charged with the crime for providing a wrong last name, a borrowed or stolen driver’s license, fake registration, or by not answering questions truthfully.
California VC 31 is a misdemeanor and if convicted you can face:
- Fines up to $1,000
- Up to 6-months in county jail
California Vehicle Code 31, as the code insinuates only pertains to when you are stopped for a traffic violation. California Penal Code 148, Resisting Arrest, pertains to cases outside of the vehicle and if you are on the street.
Mr. Steering is also a Specialist in Resistance Offense cases like Resisting Arrest (Cal Penal Code 148(a)(1)), Battery on Officer (Cal Penal Code 242/243(b)) and other crimes against police officers.
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