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Name: People v. Reed
Case #: C047871
Court: CA Court of Appeal
District 3 DCA
Citation: 129 Cal.App.4th 1281

A three-year enhancement for a prior drug conviction was unauthorized where the prior conviction was for attempted possession of a controlled substance for sale, an offense not among those enumerated in Health and Safety Code section 11370.2, subdivision (a). An attempt is separate and distinct from a completed crime.

Opinion Date: 06/02/2005