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Receiving stolen goods (california)

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What is the name of your state? California

A friends roomate (boyfriend) and her broke up. He decided to renew his addiction to Meth, and left.

A lot of his stuff has been left behind. When he and a friend came to pick up his things they made off with some of her property.

Well, he's left some DJ equiptment behind. How long is she legally obligated to hold onto it before selling it? I'm interested in buying it, but I don't want to be receiving stolen property. I have seen landlord/tenant rules, which state she needs to hold it for 60 days, but is that the same for when a roomate moves out?

Honestly, my main concern is that if I purchase the DJ equiptment which is probably valued between 300 and 1500 dollars, will I be setting myself up for either criminal or civil problems?

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