Case Results

This page contains a list of some of the criminal law cases that Orange County Criminal Defense Attorney Staycie R. Sena has handled. Attorney-Client privilege provides that any identifying information must remain confidential. Please call Orange County Criminal Defense Attorney Staycie R. Sena to discuss your criminal case.

Violent Crime Cases

See: Assaults & Batteries | Domestic Violence

Charge: Assault with a Deadly Weapon with Force likely to Cause Great Bodily Injury (Penal Code Section 245(a))
Court: Central Justice Center
Initial offer: 12 years state prison
Outcome: The case was dismissed

Charge: Assault with a Deadly Weapon (Penal Code Section 245)
Court: South Justice Center
Initial offer: 1 year jail
Outcome: Case dismissed

Charge: Assault and Battery (Penal Code Section 240 and Penal Code Section 242)
Court: Harbor Justice Center
Outcome: Disturbing the Peace infraction (Penal Code Section 415)

Charge: Child Abuse with Great Bodily Injury (Penal Code Section 273a(A))
Court: Central Justice Center
Initial offer: 9 years state prison
Outcome: Case dismissed after a mistrial

Charge: Brandishing a Weapon (Penal Code Section 417)
Court: West Justice Center
Initial offer: 90 days jail
Outcome: Disturbing the peace infraction (Penal Code Section 415) and no jail time

Charge: Possession of a Deadly Weapon (Penal Code Section 12020(a))
Court: West Justice Center
Outcome: Case dismissed

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Theft/White Collar Crime Cases

See: Theft & White Collar Crimes

Charge: Grand Theft, Embezzlement (Penal Code Section 530 and Penal Code Section 487(a))
Court: North Justice Center
Initial offer: 1 year jail
Outcome: Reduced to a misdemeanor with 30 days jail

Charge: Embezzlement (Penal Code Section 530)
Court: Central Justice Center
Outcome: No jail time

Charge: Grand Theft (Penal Code Section 487)
Court: Harbor Justice Center
Initial offer: 2 years state prison
Outcome: Reduced to a misdemeanor with 30 days jail time

Charge: Petty Theft (Penal Code Section 484-488)
Court: Harbor Justice Center
Outcome: Case Dismissed

Charge: Manufacturing Credit Cards (Penal Code Section 470)
Court: Central Justice Center
Initial Offer: 7 years state prison
Outcome: 2 years state prison

Charge: Passing Stolen Checks, Receipt of Stolen Property (Penal Code Section 470 and Penal Code Section 496)
Court: Harbor Justice Center
Outcome: Reduced to a misdemeanor and no jail time

Charge: Residential Robbery (Penal Code Section 211)
Court: Lamereaux Justice Center (Juvenile)
Outcome: Case Dismissed

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Sexual Offense Cases

See: Sexual Offenses

Charge: Child Molestation (Penal Code Section 288(a))
Court: Lamereaux Justice Center
Outcome: Case Dismissed

Charge: Child Molestation (Penal Code Section 288)
Court: Southwest Justice Center
Outcome: Won 9 counts at jury trial (not-guilty)

Charge: Child Molestation (Penal Code Section 288.5)
Court: Lamereaux Justice Center
Initial Offer: 10 years prison
Outcome: 2 years juvenile detention facility

Charge: Statutory Rape (Penal Code Section 261.5)
Court: West Justice Center
Outcome: No jail

Charge: Child Molestation and Rape (Penal Code Section 288 and Penal Code Section 261)
Court: South Justice Center
Outcome: Reduced to statutory rape and no sex offender registration

Charge: Indecent Exposure (Penal Code Section 314)
Court: Harbor Justice Center
Outcome: Found not guilty at trial

Charge: Lewd Conduct (Penal Code Section 647(a))
Court: Harbor Justice Center
Outcome: Found not guilty at trial

Charge: Registration under Megan’s Law (Penal Code Section 290)
Court: Central Justice Center
Outcome: Court granted Certificate of Rehabilitation meaning that client no longer had to register as a sex offender

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Domestic Violence Cases

See: Domestic Violence

Charge: Criminal Threats (Penal Code Section 422)
Court: West Justice Center
Outcome: Found not guilty at jury trial

Charge: Spousal Battery (Penal Code Section 243(e)(1), False imprisonment (Penal Code Section 236), Cutting a utility line (Penal Code Section 591)
Court: Harbor Justice Center
Outcome: Case dismissed

Charge: Spousal Battery with Traumatic Injury (Penal Code Section 273.5)
Court: Harbor Justice Center
Initial offer: 6 months jail
Outcome: Reduced to Disturbing the Peace (Penal Code Section 415) and no jail time

Charge: Spousal Battery (Penal Code Section 243(e)(1)
Court: Central Justice Center
Outcome: Reduced to Disturbing the Peace

Charge: Spousal Battery (Penal Code Section 243(e)(1)
Court: Bellflower Superior Court
Outcome: Dismissed after starting trial

Charge: Spousal Battery with Traumatic Energy (Penal Code Section 273.5)
Court: West Justice Center
Outcome: Dismissed after answering ready for trial

Charge: Spousal Battery with Traumatic Energy (Penal Code Section 273.5), Child abuse or neglect (Penal Code Section 273(a)(b))
Court: Harbor Justice Center
Outcome: Case dismissed

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DUI - Driving Under the Influence Cases

See: DUI Defense - Driving Under the Influence/Driving While Intoxicated

Charge: DUI (Vehicle Code Section 23152 (a), (b))
Court: South Justice Center
Outcome: Dismissed after a motion to suppress was granted

Charge: DUI with Prior (Vehicle Code Section 23152 (a), (b))
Court: West Justice Center
Outcome: Prior dismissed, case treated as first-time DUI (no jail)

Charge: DUI (Vehicle Code Section 23152 (a), (b))
Court: West Justice Center
Outcome: Dismissed after a motion to suppress was granted

Charge: DUI with 10 Lifetime Priors
Court: South Justice Center
Outcome: Probation and no jail time

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Drug Offense Cases

See: Drug Offenses

Charge: Possession of a Controlled Substance (Health and Safety Code Section 11377)
Court: Harbor Justice Center
Outcome: Case dismissed

Charge: Possession for Sales (Health and Safety Code Section 11351)
Court: Harbor Justice Center
Outcome: Case reduced to possession and then dismissed

Charge: Cultivation of Marijuana (Health and Safety Code Section 11359)
Court: West Justice Center
Outcome: Case dismissed

Charge: Transportation of Very Large Amount of Narcotics (Health and Safety Code Section 11352)
Court: Harbor Justice Center
Initial offer: 7 years state prison
Outcome: 2 years state prison

Charge: PC 1000 Fallout
Court: West Justice Center
Outcome: Reinstated drug treatment program

Charge: Possession of Drug Paraphernalia (Health and Safety Code Section 11364)
Court: West Justice Center
Outcome: Case dismissed

Charge: Possession for sales (Health and Safety Code Section 11351)
Court: Central Justice Center
Initial offer: 10 years state prison
Outcome: 4 years state prison

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Miscellaneous Criminal Cases

See: Criminal Law Practice Areas

Charge: Resisting Arrest and Drunk in Public (Penal Code Section 148(a) and 647(f))
Court: North Justice Center
Outcome: Case dismissed

Charge: Driving when a License has been Suspended because of a DUI (Vehicle Code Section 14601.2)
Court: Harbor Justice Center
Outcome: Reduced to Vehicle Code Section 12500, an infraction

Charge: Making Annoying Telephone Calls (Penal Code Section 653(m))
Court: West Justice Center
Outcome: Reduced to Disturbing the Peace infraction (Penal Code Section 415)

Charge: Hit and Run (Vehicle Code Section 20002(a))
Court: Harbor Justice Center
Outcome: Case dismissed

Charge: Lewd Conduct with Priors and Multiple Strike Priors
Court: Long Beach Superior Court
Initial Offer: 8 years state prison
Outcome: Strikes stricken, 16 months state prison

Charge: Vandalism (Penal Code Section 594)
Court: North Justice Center
Outcome: Case dismissed, driver’s license saved

Charge: DUI with Prior Manslaughter Conviction (DUI subject to strike felony)
Court: Pomona Beach Superior Court
Initial Offer: 4 years state prison
Outcome: Strike stricken, 16 months state prison

Charge: Forgery (Penal Code Section 470)
Court: West Justice Center
Outcome: Reduced to misdemeanor and no jail time

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