Defendant Arrested on Third Theft Charge While on Probation; Accused of Stealing $1,150 from Wal-martNo Conviction & No Prison Time!
The Charges Loss prevention officers recognized the defendant in his store as a former shoplifter. The suspect and two other individuals pushed two carts full of merchandise to the back of the store where they filled up empty Wal-mart with the goods. The suspects then attempted to leave the store and pass all points of sale without attempting to pay for the items. Loss prevention apprehended the defendant for attempting to heist $1149.35 worth of merchandise from the store and is later arrested on charges of grand theft. Grand Theft Grand theft charges can be put into place when any property valued at over $300 is willfully taken. The offender has an intent to steal the property, depriving the owner of ownership. A grand theft charge will be considered a felony under Florida law. A charge of a felony can include not only jail time and/or probation, but a fine. Felony charges can be first, second, or third depending on the value of the property taken.
- First degree- First-degree will be imposed if the offender takes $100,00 or more of property.
- Second degree- Second-degree felony will be imposed if the offender takes $20,000 to $100,000.
- Third degree- A third-degree felony will be charged if the offender takes $300-$20,000 of property.