That’s a fraction of the people that experts estimate are eligible.
Laura Thomas, deputy state director for the pro-marijuana organization Drug Policy Alliance, estimated more than 100,000 people are eligible to have their records changed.
Gascon says that process can be time consuming and costly, so prosecutors in the district attorney’s office plan to review and wipe out eligible cases en masse.
Some people with convictions may not know they are eligible, Gascon said.
The computer records San Diego officials are using only go back about 15 years.