California Appeals Court Vacates Order Requiring Arson Defendant To Pay Restitution

(January 11, 2016, 12:14 PM EST) -- RIVERSIDE, Calif. — A man who pleaded guilty to one count of arson and one count of insurance fraud should not be required to pay $1,322.23 to the city of Rancho Cucamonga because the local fire department was not a victim to his crimes, a California appeals panel ruled Jan. 7 (People v. Michael Miccio, No. E062804, Calif. App., 4th Dist., Div. 2; 2016 Calif. App. Unpub. LEXIS 144).

(Opinion available. Document #20-160122-009Z.)

A panel of Fourth District Court of Appeal, Division Two, Justices Art W....
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