California Penal Code Section 135

CA Penal Code § 135 (2017)  

A person who, knowing that any book, paper, record, instrument in writing, digital image, video recording owned by another, or other matter or thing, is about to be produced in evidence upon a trial, inquiry, or investigation, authorized by law, willfully destroys, erases, or conceals the same, with the intent to prevent it or its content from being produced, is guilty of a misdemeanor.

(Amended by Stats. 2015, Ch. 463, Sec. 1. (AB 256) Effective January 1, 2016.)

Last modified: October 25, 2018