California Penal Code647(f)
is commonly referred to a
"Drunk In Public"
criminal charge. Many times people are charged with this crime when they are out having a good time with friends and unfortunately run into law enforcement. Although it is a misdemeanor it is still a criminal charge which can carry severe and long-term consequences for anyone charged with drunk in public in
or Riverside County.
The collateral consequences of a Drunk in Public or
misdemeanor conviction can ruin ones long-term employment and their reputation in the community. If you have been charged with
California Penal Code 647(f) in California it is imperative that you consult with an retain an experienced
Riverside criminal defense lawyer that can assist you in possibly getting your
Drunk in Public charge reduced or dismissed.
Our Riverside criminal defense lawyer always offers a FREE initial
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(f) Who is found in any public place under the influence of intoxicating liquor, any drug, controlled substance, toluene, or any combination of any intoxicating liquor, drug, controlled substance, or toluene, in a condition that he or she is unable to exercise care for his or her own safety or the safety of others, or by reason of his or her being under the influence of intoxicating liquor, any drug, controlled substance, toluene, or any combination of any intoxicating liquor, drug, or toluene, interferes with or obstructs or prevents the free use of any street, sidewalk, or other public way.