Serious Felonies

SERIOUS FELONIES


Serious felonies in California are listed under the Penal Code section 1192.7(c) :


  * Murder or voluntary manslaughter.
  * Mayhem.
  * Rape.
  * Sodomy by force, violence, duress, menace, threat of great bodily injury, or fear of immediate and unlawful bodily injury on the victim or another person.
  * Oral copulation by force, violence, duress, menace, threat of great bodily injury, or fear of immediate and unlawful bodily injury on the victim or another person.
  * Lewd or lascivious act on a child under the age of 14 years.
  * Any felony punishable by death or imprisonment in the state prison for life.
  * Any felony in which the defendant personally inflicts great bodily injury on any person, other than an accomplice, or any felony in which the defendant personally uses a firearm.
  * Attempted murder.
  * Assault with intent to commit rape or robbery.
  * Assault with a deadly weapon or instrument on a peace officer.
  * Assault by a life prisoner on a non-inmate.
  * Assault with a deadly weapon by an inmate.
  * Arson.
  * Exploding a destructive device or any explosive with the intent to injure.
  * Exploding a destructive device or any explosive causing bodily injury, great bodily injury or mayhem.
  * Exploding a destructive device or any explosive with intent to murder.
  * Any burglary of the first degree.
  * Robbery or bank robbery.
  * Kidnapping.
  * Holding of a hostage by a person confined in a state prison.
  * Attempt to commit a felony punishable by death or imprisonment in the state prison for life.
  * Any felony in which the defendant personally used a dangerous or deadly weapon.
 
* Selling, furnishing, administering, giving, or offering to sell, furnish, administer, or give to a minor any heroin, cocaine, phencyclidine (PCP), or any methamphetamine-related drug,
* Any violation of subdivision (a) of Penal Code Section 289 sexual penetration where the act is accomplished against the victim's will by force, violence, duress, menace, or fear of immediate and unlawful bodily injury on the victim or another person.
* Grand theft involving a firearm.
* Carjacking.
* Assault with the intent to commit mayhem, rape, sodomy, or oral copulation, in violation of Penal Code Section 220.
* Throwing acid or flammable substances, in violation of Penal Code Section 244.
* Assault with a deadly weapon, firearm, machine gun, assault weapon, or semiautomatic firearm or assault on a peace officer or firefighter
* Assault with a deadly weapon against a public transit employee, custodial officer, or school employee.
* Discharge of a firearm at an inhabited dwelling, vehicle, or aircraft.
* Commission of rape or sexual penetration in concert with another person.
* Continuous sexual abuse of a child, in violation of Penal Code Section 288.5.
* Shooting from a vehicle (relating to "drive-by" shootings).
* Intimidation of victims or witnesses, in violation of Penal Code Section 136.1.
* Criminal threats, in violation of Penal Code Section 422.
* Any attempt to commit a "serious felony" other than an assault.
* Any violation of Penal Code Section 12022.53.
* A violation of subdivision (b) or (c) of Penal Code Section 11418 (relating to weapons of mass destruction).
* Any conspiracy to commit a "serious felony."
* Any violation of Penal Code Section 191.5, Gross Vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated
   
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