What Dollar Amount Constitutes a Felony Theft?


Different states have different dollar amounts that change a theft charge from a misdemeanor to a felony. In Oregon, the amount is $1,000 or more in stolen or damaged property.
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Stealing in excess of $500.00 may be charged as a felony in Missouri.
Technically, grand theft is not felony theft and only counts as a misdemeanor. In most jurisdictions, however, grand theft can be charged as felony theft, according to Farlex. While
Code of Alabama Section 13A-8 Theft. 03- 1st degree = $2,500 or more or any vehicle B Fel. 04- 2nd deg = $500 to 2500- C Fel. 05- 3rd deg = -500 Class A misd. Read section 13 A -8
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The minimum amount for a felony theft charge is $500. A misdemeanor charge is anything lower than $500. Larger amounts could increase the amount of jail time.
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