Department store loss prevention officers witnessed the suspect placing items off the rack and into a large handbag. The suspect then passed all points of sale without attempting to purchase the concealed items. Loss prevention officers detained the suspect and the Police were called. The Police arrested the Defendant on charges of Petit Theft.
RESULT: The defense entered into negotiations with the State over the case details. The Attorney successfully arranged for the Client to be entered into a Diversion Program versus face Court prosecution. The Client completed the program and the State DROPPED all charges against the Client.