I was stopped by the California highway patrol(C.H.P) at gun point, cuffed, detained and searched without arrest or citation and my duty firearm confiscated with no property receipt. I was in full uniform, on my way home from work. in a road rage incident two motorist in the same vehicle called C.H.P and reported that I pulled a gun on them. I did not. Its been almost three weeks and no report has been filed and no charges. I cant work until I get the police report or gun back per my employer. I'm not being paid while I'm out of work. what can I do?
If anything you can be charged under Penal Code 417 PC which prohibits “drawing, exhibiting, or using a firearm or deadly weapon”. This offense is commonly referred to as "brandishing" a weapon. If the prosecutor decides to charge you with misdemeanor, they have a year. For a felony charge, the prosecutor has up to 3 years to file charges. You should speak to an attorney because these things typically don't just go away on their own.
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