From this opinion:
"Minor’s [and] two of his friends. . . . entered an Oakland home through a back window
and rear door and took a watch, a camera, and loose change from a large jar. A neighbor
reported the burglary, and Minor and his friends were apprehended a few blocks away.
. . . Minor began smoking marijuana when he was nine years old and had
begun smoking it almost daily, including the date of his arrest. . . . Minor denied involvement in
gangs, but said he associated with members of the Norteños gang a year prior to his
 Minor was in danger of failing most
of his middle school classes. Minor did not turn in class work or attend his classes
regularly. He also had various suspensions and reprimands for behavioral issues,
including refusing to go to his workshops after class, cursing at the school principal and
his staff, taking a knife and other contraband to school, and having gang-related graffiti in his locker; matching graffiti was also found on the wall around the corner from Minor’s
Sadly, I fear that, in all probability, this life will not go, or end, well.