Charged with PC 244? What is the sentence for PC 244? Punishment? Have questions? Need Legal Advice? Call Fresno Criminal Defense Attorney Jonathan Rooker
Criminal Defense in the Fresno area consists of many different crimes and allegations. Some crimes are common like DUI, Assault, Battery, and drug crimes. Others are less common, but very serious. There have been incidents of this type of crime being committed in the Central Valley. If you are charged with this crime, you may want to speak with an attorney to see if you need representation.
Crimes upon others by use of flammable liquids have been occurring with more frequency in recent years. They are serious felony charges and can result in lengthy prison sentences. The applicable penal code section for this offense is below, however there can be longer prison sentences depending on many relevant factors, so it is important to consider talking with an experienced criminal defense attorney who can advise you represent you on your case.
PC 244 Throwing acid or flammable substance with intent to disfigure or burn; Flammable substance defined
Any person who willfully and maliciously places or throws, or causes to be placed or thrown, upon the person of another, any vitriol, corrosive acid, flammable substance, or caustic chemical of any nature, with the intent to injure the flesh or disfigure the body of that person, is punishable by imprisonment in the state prison for two, three, or four years.
As used in this section, "flammable substance" means gasoline, petroleum products, or flammable liquids with a flash-point of 150 degrees Fahrenheit or less.