Theft crimes involve the act of taking someone else’s property or money without consent from the original owner. But whether they are misdemeanors or felonies, these criminal offenses are associated with extended time in jail or prison, costly fines, and irreparable damage to your reputation.
At May, Rammell & Wells, we have successfully handled various criminal cases, including theft crimes. With over 70 years of combined experienced, our Pocatello criminal defense attorneys have the comprehensive knowledge of Idaho laws and extensive involvement in court proceedings to help you get the most favorable outcome possible. Do not risk losing your reputation and freedom without experienced and trustworthy legal help.
Generally, you can be charged with either petit theft or grand theft. Petit theft, also known as petty theft, is considered the theft of property that has the overall value of $1,000 or less. This type of theft crime is punishable by a maximum county jail sentence of one year and a fine of up to $1,000.
On the other hand, grand theft is considered the theft of property exceeding $1,000. This type of theft crime is typically charged as a felony, punishable by a maximum prison sentence of five years and a fine of up to $10,000.
With penalties this serious, it is imperative that you obtain qualified legal representation with experience in theft crimes. Our Pocatello criminal defense lawyers can thoroughly investigate your arrest, collect evidence, and analyze evidence gathered by police to build an aggressive and strong defense strategy just for you. We can protect your rights, reputation, and freedom in order to get your life back on track.
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